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New fact sheets

To assist both lawyers and their clients navigate their way through potential areas of dispute or misunderstanding, the Legal Profession Board has developed a new suite of fact sheets. They include –

For consumers of legal services:

  • Working with your lawyer
  • File ownership and handling
  • Liens (a lien is a lawyer’s right to keep your file until their account has been paid)

For lawyers:

  • Avoiding complaints
  • Practical guide for dealing with complaints (our top tips)
  • Dealing with less serious complaints – section 456

In addition, the Board has developed an easy reference to offence provisions under the Legal Profession Act 2007.

See these new fact sheets and further resources on our Fact Sheets page.