Goldie Millan considers the practical application of legal ethics

As a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience, I have only now realised that I am unable to teach law students how to be successful in the legal profession. They must possess additional qualities to academic knowledge. One of these additional qualities is integrity. As there is no standard definition of integrity, how is a lecturer expected to explain what it is to a student? Integrity must have meaning. Our profession has utilised the word for decades without thought. To find its meaning is my aim. I want as many solicitors as possible to join me on this journey.

What is it?

There are seven fundamental tenets which solicitors should adhere to from November 2019. Most of us in the profession know what e...

Goldie Millan
Solicitor and Law Lecturer
Leeds Beckett University

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