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Titre : Lawyers in Australia (Paperback)
Éditeur : Federation Press, Australia
Date d'édition : 2011
Reliure : Paperback
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 2nd Revised edition.
Language: English . Brand New Book. Lawyers in Australia is a wide-ranging and detailed examination of the legal profession. It contextualises the role, responsibilities and ethics of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and discusses recent trends and issues. This edition updates the text with: information about the National Legal Profession Project and a review of key provisions of the proposed National Laws and Rules; reference to relevant case law since the publication of the 1st edition; updated statistical information relating to lawyers and the legal profession in Australia; reference to recent studies and commentary in relation to lawyers and the legal profession in Australia; revised discussion and research questions relating to each chapter.In addition there are chapters about: who lawyers are and what they do; legal education in Australia including trends and developments; the structure and regulation of the legal profession; legal culture, including demographic and sociological trends; the judiciary, focusing on accountability and the processes by which judges and magistrates are appointed; the changing nature of legal services delivery due to the development of a national legal services market; access to justice, including legal aid and pro bono services; equality before the law with specific attention to indigenous peoples and refugees; ethics and professional responsibility, including complaints and the disciplinary process; the lawyer-client relationship, covering the retainer , the duty to advise, the duty of competence and care, and the duty of loyalty; the lawyer s duty to the court and the proper administration of justice; the future of the legal profession and legal services. N° de réf. du libraire AA69781862878419
Lawyers in Australia is a wide-ranging and detailed examination of the legal profession. It contextualises the role, responsibilities and ethics of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and discusses recent trends and issues.
This 2nd edition updates the text with:
Review of previous editions:
Students completing their bachelor of laws in jurisdictions where the study of ethics is compulsory (this is not the case in WA), and all graduates completing admissions courses, will find the section on ethics a very useful summary. It deals with ethical codes, the client-lawyer relationship and the lawyerâ??s duty to the court, to other members of the profession and third parties. The client-lawyer relationship incorporates detailed analysis of the retainer, the duty to advise, the duty of competence and care and the duty of loyalty. This section is also a primer for lawyers who wish to enlarge their understanding of the law underpinning professional conduct rules and the law relating to professional privilege and lawyer liability.
Law Society Journal of Western Australia, Vol 34 (10) November 2007
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