Legal Profession in UK Law

  • Bolton v The Law Society
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 Diciembre 1993
    ...... serious but it remains very serious indeed in a member of a profession whose reputation depends upon trust. A striking off order will not ......
  • Ridehalgh v Horsefield; Watson v Watson (Wasted Costs Orders)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Enero 1994
    ...... wasted costs order in favour of one party to litigation against the legal representative (counsel or solicitor) of the other? It is a question of ... fines, suspension from practice and expulsion from their profession. Procedures have changed over the years. The role of the courts (in the ......
  • Rondel v Worsley
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Noviembre 1967
    ......He was not given legal aid but after the case had proceeded for some time he was informed that he ... he has an overriding duty to the Court, to the standards of his profession, and to the public, which may and often does lead to a conflict with his ......
  • Three Rivers District Council and Others v Governor and Company of the Bank of England (No 9)
    • House of Lords
    • 11 Noviembre 2004
    ...... submitted on behalf of the Bank to the Bingham Inquiry qualify for legal professional privilege? It is contended by the respondents, and was held ... 495, 516 , "Discovery was hardly intended to enable a learned profession to perform its functions either without wits or on wits borrowed from the ......
  • Barratt v Ansell (t/a as Woolf Seddon); Arthur JS Hall & Company v Simons
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Julio 2000
    ...... immunity of an advocate in respect of and relating to conduct of legal proceedings as enunciated by the House in Rondel v. Worsley [1969] 1 ... questions before the House affect both branches of the legal profession. Your Lordships have had the benefit of careful arguments from three ......
  • Saif Ali v Sydney Mitchell & Company
    • House of Lords
    • 02 Noviembre 1978
    ...... failure to exercise that duty, continues in the natural course of legal evolution to expand as new situations come before the courts. But I do not ... which the common law does not accord to members of any other profession or skilled craft. Those who hold themselves out as qualified to practise ......
  • Kitchen v Royal Air Force Association
    • Court of Appeal
    • 01 Abril 1958
    ...... to the Court; for to some extent, inevitably, our system and profession of the Law is impugned and its adequacy and competence challenged. ... Society, the benefit of the Poor Persons' Committee and later of the Legal Aid Organization, and, as a result, an action was brought through another ......
  • Lawal v Northern Spirit Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Junio 2003
    ...... possibly be more disposed to accept the submissions of one party's legal representative than those of the other side, as a result of the ... "invidious to have different rules for the two branches of the profession". This is an unconvincing explanation: it is more likely that the general ......
  • Forster v Outred & Company
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Marzo 1981
    ...... signing the mortgage and/or failed to advise her to seek independent legal advice as a result of which the plaintiff signed the mortgage deed in the ......
  • Metall Und Rohstoff A.G. (Respondents (Plaintiffs) v Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. and Another (Appellants
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Febrero 1989
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