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Values, morals and ethics are essential qualities for a person entering the legal profession.
Morals & Ethics

Why Do Law Students Need a “Fitness To Practice” Test?

Foundations for The Future Are today’s law students going to be fit to practice as solicitors? I read the corporate strategy of the Law Society with intrigue and trepidation. Intrigue because I am excited about what the future holds. Trepidation, because underlying our great profession is an assumption that our fellow members hold high professional

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Humorous mug-shot image of a dog in jail for bad behaviour.
Criminal Litigation

Have we all forgotten how to behave?

Scruples 1: How do I say ‘no’ to my boss asking me to do something, I know is not right? You are fresh out of university. The boss asks you to backdate a signature which you know to be fraudulent and it will cause your employer a financial gain, but will destroy another business. What should you do? What will you do?

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Why is it bad to be angry in court? Maintain your scruples.
Criminal Litigation

Why is it bad to be angry in court?

Scruples 1: How do I say ‘no’ to my boss asking me to do something, I know is not right? You are fresh out of university. The boss asks you to backdate a signature which you know to be fraudulent and it will cause your employer a financial gain, but will destroy another business. What should you do? What will you do?

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Morals & Ethics

Advocates who take their time, say so much more.

Advocates Who Take Their Time, Say So Much More. “…a man may take to drink because he feels himself to be a failure, and then fail all the more completely because he drinks.  It is rather the same thing that is happening to the English language.    It becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts

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It is important to be punctilious, paying great attention to detail and having the correct behaviour.
Morals & Ethics

Technology, and the importance of being punctilious.

Technology, And The Importance Of Being Punctilious. “… punctuation is a courtesy designed to help readers to understand a story without stumbling”. The Oxford English dictionary cites the word punctilious as ‘showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour’. It is no coincidence that the word, ‘punctilious’ applies as much to manners, as it does

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