Lawyer Professionalism in the 21st Century
The environment within which legal services are supplied has witnessed change in recent times. This has raised the question as to whether a corresponding shift has ensued in ‘lawyer professionalism’. If the professional landscape changes, it may also be the case that what is means to be a legal professional has also changed. This article seeks to catalogue what has traditionally formed the accepted understanding of (lawyer) professionalism, as a springboard for inquiry into whether the parameters of lawyer professionalism have indeed shifted.
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