As the Law Society consults on how to update guidelines on conflict for solicitors, Andrew Horrocks and Laura Spears take a look at the most commonly asked questions about ethical dilemmas
Confidentiality and conflict issues arise often for solicitors. Many people reach for the Law Society’s Guide to the Professional Conduct of Solicitors but this has its critics, who accuse it of a failure to reflect modern business practice, depriving clients of choice and a failure to reflect legal developments.
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