How well equipped do you feel when facing ethical dilemmas in the course of your practice?
Every situation you face will be different and involve weighing up many competing interests and duties – often under significant time pressure.
Having a framework or process to rely on can help alleviate the stress of facing these situations, and ensures you consider all the relevant factors before making a decision. It can also help you to justify your decision, should the need arise.
- outlines a practical decision making framework for approaching ethical dilemmas
- provides the opportunity to apply this framework to two simulated ethical dilemmas
- supports you to develop your own process and strategies for successfully navigating ethical dilemmas.
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Published: December 2022
Meet the expert
Dr Rachel Baird has 30 years experience as a lawyer, senior executive and non executive director.
Highly insightful frameworkVery simple yet highly efficient framework to work through ethical problems that no doubt will always arise. Very helpful.
S. Toleafoa, SolicitorEthical Decision Making for Lawyers How well equipped do you feel when facing ethical dilemmas in the course of your practice?LawCPD
Practical guidance which is helpful for all practitionersI enjoyed this course as it was easy to follow and it provided practical guidance on managing ethical considerations. This course explains a framework and process for considering ethical issues that may arise as well as examples of how to apply this framework to example scenarios. I would recommend this to any practitioner.
N. Harrison, SolicitorEthical Decision Making for Lawyers How well equipped do you feel when facing ethical dilemmas in the course of your practice?LawCPD
Great practical gudianceWe all face ethical dilemmas/situations. This course provides a great framework to assist in making the 'right' decision from an ethical perspective. Great practical guidance.
P. Kakulas, SolicitorEthical Decision Making for Lawyers How well equipped do you feel when facing ethical dilemmas in the course of your practice?LawCPD
Excellent course with very good scenarios to expain the ethical issues which frequently arise.Very engaging content/format with excellent examples to reflect upon. Very sound framework to use when faced with these in practice.
C. Georgiades, SolicitorLawCPD
Interesting framework for recording the decision making processThis was a really helpful framework to justify decisions but also to record the process (in the event the decision is ever questioned).
K. Strang, SolicitorLawCPD
Good Practical Overview of EDMWell structured and logically presented for practical application.
S. Rizk, SolicitorLawCPD
Great refresherThis course was a really great way to get a refresher on Ethics
V. Lozzi, SolicitorLawCPD
Excellent!Easy to understand and very informative.
A. Skinner, SolicitorLawCPD
Smoothly presentedVery helpful to have a structured way of thinking to fall back on when needed.
P. Trainor, SolicitorLawCPD
This is an interesting courseThis course provides an excellent framework for approaching ethical issues faced in legal practice.
W. Pettingill, SolicitorLawCPD
Great Refresher on Ethical ConductSimple to follow and provided a useful framework to follow in practice.
K. Chew, SolicitorLawCPD
Great and interactive courseHighly engaging and thought-provoking.A. Badaoui, SolicitorLawCPD