COMING SOON: Client Confidentiality

Client Confidentiality: Coming Soon

Rights and Obligations to Preserve and Protect Client Information

Legal Beagle Online Training would like to introduce to you our upcoming online RME training course entitled Client Confidentiality. This course aims to provide you with some background to the concept of client confidentiality and what your obligations are as a solicitor with respect to preserve any and protecting client information. The course is divided into four parts.

What does client confidentiality mean and why is it important? 

The first part provides an overview of client confidentiality, specifically what it means and why it’s important as well as some of the types of information that should be considered confidential throughout your legal practice

 

Solicitors’ Duty of Confidentiality: Sub-categories under Rule 801

The second part of the course unpacks the rules governing client confidentiality in Hong Kong and explores relevant provisions of chapter eight in the solicitor’s guide to professional conduct, specifically regarding the rule against profiting and client information, the duty to pass along information to a client as well as the confidentiality of mediation proceedings.

Recent developments in legal framework governing client confidentiality

The third part of the course impacts a solicitor’s duty of confidentiality in more detail, including the rules governing disclosures and legal professional privilege.

 

 

Tips on protecting client confidentiality in legal practice

And then the fourth and final part of the course really deals with protecting client confidentiality. In your legal practice and provide some general tips on how to safeguard your client’s information, even if you are an experienced solicitor and are confident in your understanding of client confidentiality.
This course is a useful refresher and provides some valuable information on recent legal developments regarding legal professional privilege. And for those of you who are new to the legal practice or considering starting your own practice or considering starting your own firm, this is a great introduction to client confidentiality that provides you with some basics and practical guidance on how to avoid and manage any issues that may arise in the course of your representation and there on after. 
This course is taught by Kelly Stone, a lawyer from the United States with more than twelve years of international law experience. Kelly holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Sociology and Philosophy, and has been working to strengthen the capacity of both public and private bodies in adhering to obligations under the law. Kelly is well-versed in legal analysis and research, and has provided technical expertise in developing legal norms and standards, assessing risk management and strategies, and has assisted government actors in developing policies and protocols relating to safety and security. Kelly is also a certified facilitator and has trained government officials, NGOs, and community leaders on a variety of topics, including law, policy, safety and development. In addition, Kelly has a demonstrative publication record, which includes peer-viewed journal articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces.

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Client Confidentiality