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Conflicts of Interest: Principles for the Legal Profession (ProView online only)
By: M. Deborah MacNair, B.A., (Hons.), LL.B., Dipl. Leg. Drafting, LL.M.
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A practical guide that analyzes conflict of interest dilemmas

Find solutions regarding issues of loyalty and confidentiality with Conflicts of Interest: Principles for the Legal Profession. This service is designed as a handbook and covers all major legal areas regarding conflicts of interest. Reflecting the author's experience, this is an unrivalled source of information. National in scope, this resource includes:
  • Guidance on identifying and resolving conflict of interest issues
  • Thorough analysis of the rules governing legal ethics
  • Advice on changing jobs and conflicts arising out of transfers between law firms
  • Coverage of a number of topics, including:
    • Gifts, benefits, hospitality
    • Family relationships
    • Acceptable conflicts of interest
    • Conflicts of interest in employment, insurance, class actions, bankruptcy
    • The Federal Accountability Act
  • The Federation of Law Societies Model Code of Professional Conduct
  • New commentary on the recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions in McKercher LLP
  • New "Cases to Watch" section
Practice tips, checklists, precedents and case annotations are included

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About the Author
M. Deborah MacNair, B.A., (Hons.), LL.B., Dipl. Leg. Drafting, LL.M. has been a lawyer and manager in the public service for more than 20 years, working in a diverse public sector law practice. Ms. MacNair is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister's Society and the Law Society of Upper Canada. She often appears as a lecturer for groups such as the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Bar Association. In 2003, Ms. MacNair received the Golden Jubilee Award for Public Service.