LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Legal Practice and Ethics
|Author(s) :||Ebejer, M|
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|Published :||July, 2013|
Each chapter commences with a discussion of key principles and issues including a summary of relevant cases and legislation for effective revision. Comparative tables of legislative provisions for each state and territory are included. Examples of written questions with fact scenarios follow, each with a suggested answer plan, sample answer and comments on how the answer might be viewed by an examiner.
Readers are provided with advice on common errors to avoid when answering questions and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.
• Clear succinct discussion helps students understand key concepts and legislation
• Includes sample questions with answer guide, model answer, examiner's comments and common answers to avoid
• Integrates both the regulatory and ethical aspects of the professional conduct regime
Mortensen, Managing Client Money: Lawyers' Trust Accounts in Queensland, 2010
Ross, Ethics in Law: Lawyers' Responsibility and Accountability, 5th ed, 2009
Ross and MacFarlane, Lawyers' Responsibility and Accountability: Cases, Problems and Commentary, 4th ed, 2012
Chapter 1: Ethics, Morality and the Legal Profession
Chapter 2: Admission to Practice
Chapter 3: Money Matters
Chapter 4: Duties of Lawyers to their Client
Chapter 5: Duty of Lawyers to the Court
Chapter 6: Duty of Lawyers to the Profession
Chapter 7: Complaints and Discipline
Marlene Ebejer lectures in legal practice and ethics and family law at the School of Law, Deakin University and is a practising barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She is currently the President of the Western Suburbs Law Association (Melbourne) and serves as the family law representative on the Victorian LIV/Legal Aid taskforce.