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Rules of Practice 1994 (S.R. 1994, No. 229)
|Requested: 28 Mar 2017|
|Consolidated as at: 17 Mar 2006|
11. Disclosure of information and interest
(1) A practitioner must not disclose any information obtained in the course of handling a client's matter without the consent of the client other than to the administrator of a scheme relating to legal assistance in accordance with rule 16.
(2) A practitioner must disclose to a client
(a) any interest that the practitioner has in any transaction in which he or she is acting for that client; and
(b) any matter which may reasonably be regarded as a conflict of interest on the part of the practitioner.
(3) Unless the client otherwise instructs, a practitioner must cease to act for a client if
(a) that practitioner has an interest in the transaction in which the practitioner is acting for that client; and
(b) that interest is adverse to the interests of the client.