Apathy and ignorance around legal ethics ‘root causes’ of misconduct – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 11th, 2024 in law firms, legal education, legal profession, news, professional conduct by tracey

‘Lawyers’ lack of interest in ethics may be fuelling an increase in rogue behaviour in the profession, an academic expert on the legal profession has suggested. Professor Richard Moorhead told a conference of lawyers yesterday that “apathy” and “ignorance” were a “root cause” of unethical behaviours that have manifested in issues such as the Post Office scandal.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 8th March 2024

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk