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The Duties of Lawyers: Conflict of Interest

Conflict of interest is yet another important duty for lawyers to uphold. It covers a range of potential conflicts between the interests of different current clients, ex-clients and current clients, the lawyer and the client, and the judge and the client. The goal of the statutes which protect individuals from conflicts of interests is to […]

The Duties of Lawyers: Confidentiality

Confidentiality is one of most important duties of those working in the legal profession. Most people have heard of confidentiality, whether from direct experience or through TV, but what many people fail to understand is that confidentiality isn’t actually all encompassing; there are limitations. One of the biggest limitations of confidentiality is that, while a […]

What are Litigators Defined as?

A lot of people ask how and why the legal profession is divided up into so many different groups. The answer to this question is simply because the legal apparatus that legal professionals have to operate in is simply too complicated for any single person to learn, and specialisation is the natural solution to this […]

Specialisation in the Legal Profession

Lawyers have to, in much the same way that doctors have to with the human body, specialise in the various sections of law. Doctors have paediatricians and obstetricians, while lawyers have criminal defence lawyers and civil dispute lawyers (which breaks down even further too). The reasons for this specification are the same in both professions; […]

Using Surveillance Systems on Your Commercial or Private Residence

It is a sorry thing to say, but the current state of our criminal legal system is such that most crimes go unprosecuted, and leave little recourse for victims of crimes. This is why making sure that you have irrefutable evidence at hand is one of the best things you can do to ensure that […]

Understanding Your Responsibilities as a Landlord

Becoming a landlord is a milestone in a lot of people’s lives. It signals the point at which it becomes easy to pay off your mortgage, as you’ll essentially have somebody else doing it for you. it sounds attractive, but there are a wide array of legal responsibilities that come with the great benefits, which […]

The Pros and Cons of Big Legal Firms

If you’re a big company or a rich individual, then the chances are that you’re going to have some experience with the law. Whether it is with ratifying a contract, or dealing with a legal suit, lawyers are a necessity. If your demands are large enough, then the temptation could be to hire your own […]

How You Can Get Legal Assistance When You Can’t Pay For It

How You Can Get Legal Assistance When You Can’t Pay For It

A function of the justice system in the UK and in most of the rest of the developed world is to ensure that everybody has access to a legal defence, regardless of the amount of money they have available to pay a lawyer. This legal defence is provided by qualified lawyers hired by the state […]

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