ethics

ICLR book review

Professor David Rosen reviewed the Ethics book for ICLR; he says:  "This is an important book to spark interest and enthusiasm within the profession. Certainly it could play an important role as a spark/an ember to ignite in solicitors and in the Profession to build upon an awareness within the SRA and the Law Society to develop solicitors ethically and to be more in touch with their environment and surroundings internally and externally."

The full review can be read here - https://www.iclr.co.uk/blog/reviews/book-review-how-to-be-an-ethical-solicitor-by-mena-ruparel-and-richard-burnham/

Resolution National Conference 2018

The following review was published in the Resolution Review magazine issue 194 following Mena's successful workshop on ethics for family solicitors.

Workshop review: Essential ethics for the family lawyer

Vanessa Fox, hlw Keeble Hawson LLP

This was an excellent presentation by Mena Ruparel on ethics for family lawyers. She helpfully referred us to the Guide to Good Practice on working with litigants in person produced by Resolution, and the Guide to Good Practice produced by the Law Society.

She pointed out that, these days, the approach in connection with ethics is based on outcomes focused regulation rather than on the rules, and that few of us have received any ethics training after qualification. At the end of the day, each of us in our own practice will need to make decisions and understand the SRA Code of Conduct.

Read more: Resolution National Conference 2018

Dealing with unethical client requests

Click link to access article - Dealing with unethical client requests

 SJ 1

This article originally appeared in the Solicitors Journal January 2019 and is published with permission.

The impact of low level offences on your career

Click link to access article - The impact of low level offences on your career

sj2

This article first appeared in Solicitors Journal in February 2019 and is reproduced with their kind permission.

Litigants in Person and ethical issues

Working with LiPs highlights the ethical dimension; this article was originally published in issue 189 of the Resolution review magazine.


Resolution’s Code and the Law Society Protocol can help us keep focused on ethical practice, which is above and beyond regulatory requirements


Mena Ruparel and Richard Burnham

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