Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Professional & disciplinary
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2018-07-26
ISBN: 
9780779886494
Carswell

Lawyers and Ethics - Professional Responsibility and Discipline, Sixth Edition

Availability: In Stock

Drawing on his broad and varied experience in litigation, advocacy, and professional discipline practice, Gavin MacKenzie elucidates the meaning of professionalism and the everyday application of the rules of professional conduct.

Recent decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate courts, as well as policy changes made by professional regulatory bodies have led to important developments in several areas, which are addressed in the fifth edition.

Canvassed in detail are such matters as:

  • The adversary system
  • The lawyer's role as advocate
  • The duty of confidentiality
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Access to justice and the regulation of the profession

Also examined are the unique challenges faced by corporate and government counsel, and the ethical issues arising in such areas of practice as:

  • Tax
  • Mediation
  • Estates
  • Real estate and criminal law

New with this edition:

A CD-ROM of ten scenarios to encourage discussion and analysis of ethical issues that may arise in practice.

Carswell

Lawyers and Ethics - Professional Responsibility and Discipline, Sixth Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

Drawing on his broad and varied experience in litigation, advocacy, and professional discipline practice, Gavin MacKenzie elucidates the meaning of professionalism and the everyday application of the rules of professional conduct.

Recent decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate courts, as well as policy changes made by professional regulatory bodies have led to important developments in several areas, which are addressed in the fifth edition.

Canvassed in detail are such matters as:

  • The adversary system
  • The lawyer's role as advocate
  • The duty of confidentiality
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Access to justice and the regulation of the profession

Also examined are the unique challenges faced by corporate and government counsel, and the ethical issues arising in such areas of practice as:

  • Tax
  • Mediation
  • Estates
  • Real estate and criminal law

New with this edition:

A CD-ROM of ten scenarios to encourage discussion and analysis of ethical issues that may arise in practice.