DECEMBER 14, 2012
What should I do if I am unable to obtain information
necessary for me to satisfy myself as to the propriety of my
If you are unable to satisfy yourself as to the propriety of the client’s
transaction for which you have been retained, you should consider
whether it would be appropriate to withdraw from your representation
of the client. In making that decision, you should review your
obligations under rule 2.09 of the lawyers’ Rules of Professional
Conduct or rule 3.08 of the Paralegal Rules of Conduct.
Stay Tuned to Practice Tips next week for information on
Cash Transactions and Money Laundering – Part 2.
This information and more is available on the Law Society’s website under For Lawyers
and For Paralegals.
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Avocats et Parajuristes.
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