Trainee CPD

TCPD Mandatory Ethics Course

September 6th 2022

Virtual Seminar

TCPD Mandatory Ethics Course

September 6th 2022

1:30 - 5:30pm

Speaker: Douglas Mill

Virtual Seminar

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4hrs CPD

A 4 hr course designed to satisfy LSS Peat 2 requirements.

Course Aims

  • Demonstrate the importance of ethical behaviour for Scottish Solicitors
  • Outline the core values of professional practice and the interlinked nature of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality and Anti Money Laundering Regulations
  • Illustrate the creation and enforcement of ethical issues and the roles of LSS, SLCC and SSDT

  • Course Learning Outcomes

    Participants will be able on completion of the course to-

  • Identify and analyse ethical problems
  • Appreciate the prime interest of the client
  • Understand the sources and materials available in ethical decision making.
  • Show an awareness of the consequences of ethical failure.

  • The event begins at 1:30pm. Delegate registration is open from 1pm.

    Douglas Mill was a solicitor in private practice for 18 years, before becoming LSS CEO in 1997, a post he held for 12 years. He is the co-author of 3 legal management texts and has held a number of positions such as Depute Director of CPLS, Director of Professional Legal Practice at Glasgow Uni Law School and President of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives. He established his own Consultancy in 2008 and is a regular commentator on ethical and regulatory issues.