Introduction to the annotated Professional Conduct Handbook
This annotated version of the Professional Conduct Handbook is designed to permit practitioners and the public to have access to selected decisions and opinions relevant to various rules set out in the Professional Conduct Handbook. Although there has been minor editing of some opinions, no attempt to rationalize the decisions and opinions has been made.
The Law Society intends to update the Annotated Professional Conduct Handbook on a regular basis and comments and suggestions for improvements to it are welcome and should be made to Jack Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This book contains the full text of the Professional Conduct Handbook with annotations selected from:
All references are linked to the original material, whenever possible.
The annotations in this Handbook are current to the following dates:
The following abbreviations are used throughout the book:
Cases are linked to full text decisions, wherever possible. Neutral citations were provided, when available. If a neutral citation was not available, some other reference information was provided (e.g., unreported citation; QL citation, etc.).