Ethics – Rules v Values – 1 CPD Unit

$99.00

The historical role of a lawyer is one of a servant of the public whereby codes of professional conduct regulate the way lawyers behave and interact with clients.

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Who is this course for?

All Lawyers.

What will you learn?

The historical role of a lawyer is one of a servant of the public whereby codes of professional conduct regulate the way lawyers behave and interact with clients. They provide the foundation and structure of the legal profession in any common law jurisdiction. In this course, Steve Mark, Director, Creative Consequences and former NSW Legal Services Commissioner will explore these codes in detail and provide you with a variety of ethical hypotheticals to test your ethical legal compass.At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • What legal ethics is
  • The law of lawyering and role morality; and
  • Applying your knowledge in a range of hypothetical scenarios

How long is it going to take?

This is a 60 minute course in easy to consume sections, giving you the flexibility to learn when it fits your schedule.

Course Author: Steve Mark

Steve Mark is a lawyer by profession, and was the New South Wales Legal Services Commissioner from 1994 to August 2013.

Prior to being appointed Legal Services Commissioner of New South Wales, Steve was President of the New South Wales Anti-Discrimination Board from 1988 to 1994.

Steve is Chairman of the Australian Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ASICJ), Registrar of the Security Professionals Registry of Australasia and was a member of the Technical Committee on the International Standard for Security Agencies.

Steve is a Council member of International House at the University of Sydney, a member of the University of New England School of Law Advisory Board and an Adjunct Fellow in the School of Law at the University of New England.