Assignment on Ethics For Lawyer

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Ethics For Lawyer
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................1MODULE 3: Regulation and Discipline..........................................................................................1Given Case..............................................................................................................................11. Do you tell Persephone and/or the police about Halbert’s actions (either before or afterPersephone death)? Whether you do or don’t, explain why...................................................12. What could happen to you if you do tell?...........................................................................1MODULE 5 - Litigation and Advocacy Ethics...............................................................................2Case Scenario.........................................................................................................................2Has Jane acted lawfully and ethically?...................................................................................2MODULE 6 – Competence and Care..............................................................................................2Case Study..............................................................................................................................2Does Soren owe a duty of care to Jenny?...............................................................................3MODULE 7 - Conflicting loyalties.................................................................................................31. What should Diandre do in this situation?.........................................................................32. Can or should Conflicts Lawyers Pty Ltd accept instructions to act for the new client (themother) in this scenario?........................................................................................................4MODULE 8 - Relations with other lawyers....................................................................................41. If you are enrolled in LAW3312 Ethics for Lawyers, re-draft the letter so that it complieswith the letter- writing conventions and ethical principles outlined in the course.................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONLawyer are the one whose main job is to give legal advices on any of the legal topic sothat problem can be solved. They are said as the professional body who takes the charge of anyof the disputed matter. When it comes to ethics, they are required to work ethically because thatplays the most important role for any of the lawyer(Sternlight, 2012). In context of the file, themajor discussion will be on roles and responsibility of the lawyer. There will be various caseswhich is required to be solved in this file.MODULE 3: Regulation and DisciplineGiven CaseThe case is related with Halbert and Persephone who are getting married and after thatthey will get the option to earn huge amount of money because wills will be transferred toHalbert. Here, Halbert says that he wants to kill her fiance after marriage so that property will beof his alone. During the time of their honeymoon it was found that Persephone died as she felldown from the rocky hills . Due to lack of evidences police have closed the case. All these thingshave been already discussed with the legal advisor but it was in the manner of joke and their wasno intention like that.1. Do you tell Persephone and/or the police about Halbert’s actions (either before or afterPersephone death)? Whether you do or don’t, explain why.As per the given case, it was found that Persephone died during their honeymoon. In thiscase, as I know much and more about the situation but still I will not inform the police about thecase because there is high possibility that Halbert was not serious at that time when he wasdiscussing about killing her fiance(Zipursky, 2011). Even their was no conclusive evidencesabout the case through which it can be concluded that Halbert have killed her wife. So, from mypoint of view I will not inform the police about the words which has been spoken by Halbertduring the discussion.2. What could happen to you if you do tell?In this case, if I inform the police about the case, then there is the possibility that legalaction can be taken against Halbert. Even there is the chances that wills which is going to betransferred to Halbert can also go under stay order from court till the date of actual finding or1
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