For the Public
Role of Opposing Lawyer
Opposing lawyers have the duty to represent their clients. An
opposing lawyer owes you no duty, and in fact, you may feel an
opposing lawyer's actions are directly contrary to your wishes or
interest. That is why you may have retained your own lawyer, to
represent your interests and advise you.
The Law Society reviews issues of member conduct. A lawyer
representing a client's interests in a dispute is not misconduct.
However, if you believe the opposing lawyer's conduct is contrary
to the Rules of Court or The Code of Professional
Conduct, please bring forward a