This is the definitive source for those seeking guidance on the rules concerning solicitors practice, conduct and discipline in Scotland. It offers an examination of the rationale behind the rules and their practical application. The authors explore the central features of ethical procedure and practice, placing this diverse yet distinctive subject into context and providing a narrative explanation of the process involved.
This 2nd Edition covers all major updates in this area, many due to the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010.
- Provides a full examination of the standards of professional conduct
- Includes a comprehensive set of practical examples, featuring conflict of interest and confidentiality issues amongst others
- Contains a detailed section on Proceeds of Crime, including mortgage fraud
- Comprehensively covers professional ethics and fiduciary duties