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ETHICS FOR NEW PRACTITIONERS

Saturday 18 October 2014

The Royal York Hotel

At the end of the programme participants should have detailed knowledge and understanding of the overriding duty to the court; the duty to act in the client’s best interests and duties to third parties.

There will be discussions on the three basic duties in the Code of Conduct:

      The overriding duty to the Court

      The duty to act in the client’s best interests

      Duties to third parties

Course aims:

      To enable the new Practitioner to identify those situations which raise ethical problems

      To understand the principles which govern professional conduct

      To apply these principles to given situations

8.45 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9.00 a.m.

Basic Principles and the Common Problems

10.30 a.m.

Coffee

10.45 a.m.

Practical Examples – Applying the Principles

12.15 p.m.

Close

Participants are asked to bring a copy of the latest version of the Code of Conduct – the “potted” version in supplement to Archbold will suffice

Course Leaders – Jason Pitter QC


Please contact the Circuit office at admin@northeasterncircuit.co.uk if you wish to attend.