By Alvin Chen & Helena Whalen-Bridge
Understanding Lawyers' Ethics in Singapore sets out the essence of key ethical rules, principles and standards in Singapore's regulatory regime for legal practitioners. Focusing on the new professional conduct rules which came into force on 18 November 2015, this book examines how judicial conceptions have shaped lawyers' ethics in Singapore and provides commentary on the principles-based approach underlying the new rules.
It is highly recommended for all legal practitioners practising law in Singapore. It also assists academics and students in understanding the important role that lawyers' ethics play in promoting the administration of justice in Singapore.
The only text that currently addresses the fundamental changes implemented by the Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) Rules 2015, and puts Singapore legal ethics into a broader comparative context.
1. Lawyers' Ethics in Singapore
2. The Lawyer-Client Relationship
4. Conflict of Interest