October 08, 2016

Acting within the Code of Ethics is the minimum re...


The Code of Professional Responsibility consists of three separate but interrelated parts: Canons, Ethical Considerations, and Disciplinary Rules. The Code is designed to be both an inspirational guide to the members of the profession and a basis for disciplinary action when the conduct of a lawyer falls below the required minimum standards stated in the Disciplinary Rules.

Obviously the Canons, Ethical Considerations, and Disciplinary Rules cannot apply to non-lawyers; however, they do define the type of ethical conduct that the public has a right to expect not only of lawyers but also of their non-professional employees and associates in all matters pertaining to professional employment. A lawyer should ultimately be responsible for the conduct of the lawyer's employees and associates in the course of the professional representation of the client.

Related Post

latest News

  • Appointments of Yogi Adityanath As UP CM, & Keshav Prasad Maurya As His Deputy Challenged In Allahabad HC

    On May 15, the appointments of Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Keshav Prasad Maurya as his deputy were challenged in the Lucknow b...

    Read More
  • Rajasthan HC Recommends Govt. To Declare Cow As National Animal, Increase Punishment For Cow Slaughter To Life Imprisonment

    On May 31, the Rajasthan High Court recommended that the Centre should declare cow as a national animal and increase the punishment for cow slaughter ...

    Read More
  • Rule of Law Convention 2018 on Judicial Reforms: Highlights of the Resolution passed by the Bar Association of India

    The Bar Association of India (BAI) held the Rule of Law Convention 2018 on Judicial Reforms between 9 and 11 February, 2018; saw a participation of ne...

    Read More