Conflict of InterestHeads Up Compliance - Conflict of Interest Introductory Guide
This course looks at some of the risks around conflicts and confidential information, the goal being to help spot situations where the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct would prevent the firm from accepting a new matter. This may arise where there is currently a conflict of interest, or where a future conflict has yet to fully manifest.
Getting it wrong in relation to Conflict of Interest can be costly and may lead to significant fines, and irreparable damage to reputation, so it is essential you get things right.
- Could you identify a Conflict of Interest situation?
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
Conflict of Interest
- What is 'Own Interest' Conflict?
- What is 'Client Interest' Conflict?
- What exceptions exist?
SRA Handbook (Version 18 - 1 November 2016)
Chapter 3: Conflicts of interest
Chapter 4: Confidentiality and disclosure
The Conflict of Interest Introductory Guide from Heads Up Compliance begins with a brief introduction to the topic. This is followed by 'real world' scenarios and a multiple choice questionnaire allowing the user to show understanding.