Statement of ethics

“The true profession of law is based on an ideal of honourable service.”

Riley NSW Solicitors Manual

We acknowledge the role of our profession in serving our community in the administration of justice. We recognise that the law should protect the rights and freedoms of member of society. We understand that we are responsible to our community to observe high standards of conduct and behaviour when we perform our duties to the courts, our clients and our fellow practitioners.

Our conduct and behaviour should reflect the character we aspire to have as a profession.

This means that as individuals engaged in the profession and as a profession:-

Proclaimed by the Council of the Law Society of New South Wales 28 May 2009

Charter for the Advancement of Women

Launched by the Law Society of NSW in October 2016 updated April 2021