Should I Sack My Client? Wild Allegations, Mental Ill Health and Confidentiality

Date uploaded:
05 Mar 2021

Simon Fuller and Alex Finemore address a number of ethical issues often faced by family lawyers including making serious allegations in Affidavit material, how to assess a client’s legal capacity, what to do when a client has lost capacity and our ongoing obligation of confidentiality.  The purpose of this session is to provide guidance about how to navigate these ethical issues and avoid being faced with charges of professional misconduct or civil action brought by a disgruntled client.