Ethics on Friday: Rake – lawyers behaving badly

Friday 4th March, 2016 5:00 pm – Friday 4th March, 2016 6:00 pm
Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The Legal Profession Complaints Committee (LPCC) sees a number of ‘unusual’ complaints about lawyers behaving badly or outside the boundaries of normal professional behaviour.

This seminar will focus on the intersection between a lawyer’s personal behaviour and professional ethics and when personal behaviour, regardless of the time, place or occasion, cross over into actions being considered by the LPCC.

Gael Roberts from the LPCC and Matthew Howard SC will examine how acting ‘inappropriately’ can give rise to potential disciplinary concerns and in some cases disciplinary action.  A selection of real life case studies based on recent matters raised with the LPCC will be reviewed and participants will be invited to share their views.

Enjoy the opportunity to have drinks provided by the Law Society while listening to this seminar.

Level: Fundamental

  • 1 points Competency 3 Ethics and Professional Responsibility


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Matthew Howard SC
Francis Burt Chambers

Gael Roberts
Law Complaints Officer
Legal Profession Complaints Committee

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