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Ethics and Professional Conduct Webinar

Webinar presented by Justine Carty, Solicitor, Property Registration Authority and Chair of Guidance and Ethics Committee; and Brendan Dillon, Solicitor, Accredited Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer.

1 CPD Hour: Client Care & Professional Standards
On-Demand Webinar
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About this course

As the foundation of the values on which the solicitors’ profession rests, ethics and professional conduct are of ever-increasing importance for practitioners.

Delivered by leading experts Justine Carty (Chair, Guidance & Ethics Committee in the Law Society) and Brendan Dillon (Consultant, Guidance & Ethics Committee) this webinar is designed to provide you with a guide to the ethical duties expected of you. It will assist you to identify and appropriately respond to the many and varied ethical questions which arise in day-to-day practice.

The Fourth edition of the Solicitors Guide to Professional Conduct was launched on 21 September 2022. This webinar will also provide you with high-level advice on the key elements of the new Guide.

Course Syllabus

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Core values of conduct,
  • The role of the solicitor in practice and the challenges facing solicitors,
  • Undertakings,
  • Where to ask for help,
  • Enforcement of the Rules of professional conduct,
  • Accepting instructions,
  • Terms and conditions,
  • Legal costs,
  • Complaints,
  • Vulnerable Clients: a special duty of care?
  • Dealing with mental capacity: implications of the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015,
  • Correspondence with third parties,
  • Solicitor’s lien: when it arises and when it does not arise,
  • Professional responsibility for fees.

Available Dates

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30/01/2025 00:00 - 00:00

On-Demand Webinar €50.00 485

Meet the panel

Brendan Dillon

Managing Partner of Dillon Solicitors

Justine Carty


Ethics and Professional Conduct