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Professional Ethics

Nineteenth Edition

The City Law School

August 2020

ISBN: 9780198860440

240 pages

In Stock

Bar Manuals

Price: £44.99

The only manuals for BPTC students, providing detailed coverage of the key laws, rules and procedures alongside practical exercises.



Professional Ethics provides an excellent introduction to the fundamental rules and principles of professional conduct and ethical considerations essential to maintaining the high professional standards of the practising Bar. For ease of reference, the revised Code of Conduct is included in the manual in full.

  • Provides guidance on the correct approach to a variety of professional conduct issues, including those ethical problems which commonly arise at the Bar, giving junior barristers the confidence to deal with the difficult situations they may face in practice
  • Includes the revised Code of Conduct, amongst other resources and guidelines, ensuring that the trainee barrister has the latest professional guidelines at their fingertips throughout their study
  • Features a dedicated chapter containing a number of exercises designed to encourage the reader to practise applying professional conduct principles to realistic scenarios in preparation for practice

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to reflect recent developments in the law

About the Author(s)

The City Law School

This manual is edited by Robert McPeake, Barrister, Principal Lecturer, The City Law School

Table of Contents

    2:You and the court
    3:Behaving ethically
    4:You and your client
    5:You and your regulator
    6:You and your practice
    7:Dealing with a client without a solicitor - public access and licensed access work
    9:The unregistered barrister
    10:The scope of practice
    11:The Qualification Rules
    12:The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    13:The letter and spirit of the Code: Professional ethics and personal values
    14:Professional conduct problems

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