Regulatory and compliance solicitor, FRANCES MOFFITT, reminds us how falsehoods involving trust money can bring the whole profession into disrepute.
Succession law and planning is complex. With state and Federal revenue laws often in conflict, lawyers and accountants need to work together. By JIM MAIN.
Is it time for stricter guidelines on how solicitors describe themselves?
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Sometimes pushing back is in the client’s best interest.
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The retainer agreement is the best evidence of the parties’ intention and the client’s instructions at the time the scope of the work was agreed…
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A solicitor’s responsibility has always been to provide clear and timely advice to assist the client in understanding the legal issues so as to make…
Keep client lunches focused on building relationships not taking instructions or providing advice. By MELISSA FENTON and CRAIG HOLLAND.
Solicitors must be conscious of the difference between financial and legal advice and know when to advise a client of the need to obtain independent…