The legal system exists to ensure justice. It is important that we, as lawyers, do not forget this. Through this section of the website, we explore the ways in which in-house lawyers can keep this goal at the forefront of their minds. Furthermore, how might the legal industry evolve to earn a more positive reputation in broader society?
Crusty and old fashioned or Agile and enabled? Pale, stale, male or Diverse? Fat cats or Crusaders for justice? Finding the loopholes or Upholding the rules?
Realising the opportunity of educating law students and future lawyers as to the importance of acting in a ‘just’ manner.
A reminder of the SRA Professional Conduct Rules and their applicability to in-house lawyers.
Codes of Conduct are a starting point. How might the just lawyer go further?
The legal profession has historically been largely homogenous. What initiatives exist to promote diversity in our profession?