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Ethical Lawyer A Caribbean Perspective, The
Ethical Lawyer A Caribbean Perspective, The
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Profession
ISBN:  9780414037229
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  23 Sep 2015
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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The Ethical Lawyer: A Caribbean Perspective is now available. A compendium of thought-provoking and analytical discussions of the major ethical issues affecting the legal profession, with special reference to the Caribbean. Here, for the first time, readers are presented with a comprehensive examination of the key topics, written by experts with a range of experience within the profession.

This title is essential reading for all students of law in the Caribbean, particularly those pursuing the compulsory course of Ethics, Rights and Obligations of the Legal Profession. It is also a useful reference for legal practitioners and judges in the Caribbean and throughout the Commonwealth.

CONTENTS
  • The canons or codes of professional ethics in the Caribbean
  • The formalities of the retainer
  • Negligence
  • Fiduciary obligations
  • Professional undertakings
  • Duties of the advocate to the court
  • Legal professional privilege and confidentiality
  • Contempt of court
  • Professional misconduct
  • Advertising
  • Fees and costs
  • Money laundering
CONTRIBUTOR INFORMATION
Dr Shazeeda A. Ali, course director for Ethics, Rights and Obligations of the Legal Profession at the Norman Manley Law School and a Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, collaborated with a team of contributing authors drawn from academia, public and private practice, and the judiciary to produce this work.
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