In-house Counsel Ethics Under Pressure

If you’ve felt the pressure to “just say yes”, you are not alone.

“A new report from the Centre for Ethics and Law has found that one in ten in-house lawyers will avoid saying ‘no’ to management, even when there is no legally acceptable alternative to suggest.  Based on a survey of 400 in-house counsel, the Centre for Ethics and Law report has uncovered significant challenges coming to bear on those lawyers who must straddle both the strategic needs of their organisation and the ethical demands inherent to the legal profession.”

Read: In-house lawyers’ ethics under pressure, study finds at GlobalLegalPost

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