Conflicts of interest
Because the current Law Society rules governing the conduct of lawyers in cases of conflict are unclear, the CLLS published its own recommendations last week in the hope of clarifying the issue. Saira Zaki reports
Imagine the following scenario. Generic Systems is a client that your firm has done a little bit of legal work for in the past. Offline Systems, a new client, telephones and asks you to advise it on a takeover bid for Generic.
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