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Australia-NSW Solicitor's Rules

Submitted by Rosebella Nyonje on Thu,31/07/2014
Long Title
New South Wales Professional Conduct and Practice Rules 2013
Published/Promulgated by
Name of entity
Law Society of New South Wales
Type of entity
Court
Entity Contact
http://www.lawsociety.com.au/about/ourrole/index.htm
Year
2013
Country
Australia
Who is subject to this regulation?
Solicitors
Abstract

The purpose of these Rules is to assist solicitors to act ethically and in accordance with the principles of professional conduct established by the common law and these Rules.In considering whether a solicitor has engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct or professional misconduct, the Rules apply in addition to the common law. A breach of these Rules is capable of constituting unsatisfactory professional conduct or professional misconduct, and may give rise to disciplinary action by the relevant regulatory authority, but cannot be enforced by a third party

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Lawyer Regulation