Speakers: Linden Barnes, Law Society of New South Wales
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- Australian Solicitor' Conduct Rules 2015
Seminar delivered 9 November 2018
CPD Guide 1.5Ethics
The Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules are set to come into force in Tasmania in early 2019.
To assist practitioners to prepare, Linden will during this interactive session guide practitioners through the rules, and highlight some key areas of interest (including confidentiality, conflicts, relationships with other persons including communications with another solicitor's client, and inadventent disclosure). What will become of the current Rules of Practice 1994 will also be covered.
About the Speaker:
Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, Law Society of New South Wales is pleased to be coming back to Tasmania to visit Hobart to discuss the Solicitors Conduct Rules. Linden presented this seminar in the North and North-West of the state earlier this year.
Linden has been an Ethics Solicitor with the NSW Law Society for 8 years. She provides guidance to solicitors about their ethical obligations, and conducts ethics presentations and writes ethics articles. Linden commenced as a lawyer in insurance litigation and has since worked in generalist in-house roles.