Legal ethics and proffesional practice

Order Instructions/Description

question 3:

The solutions to the daily problems arising from the duties of the barrister are left to the barrister’s honour. Lord Macmillan identified five core duties of an advocate: ‘… a
duty to his client, a duty to his opponent, a duty to the court, a duty to the state and a
duty to himself’.Du Cann observed that the proper observance of these duties ‘may prevent [the barrister] ever rising to his feet at all, whilst a failure to follow them may result in an appearance before a disciplinary committee … and the striking of his name from the list of those qualified to practise in the courts’