legal ethics is (just) normal ethics
... The rules and principles which form the body of knowledge know as legal ethics are
devoid of an overarching rationale (though, as is discussed below, they are often
compatible with a desire to achieve efficient work practices) and are more properly
defined as rules which are conveniently packaged un ...
... (b) fail to disclose a fact necessary to correct
a misapprehension known by the persion to
hae arisen in the matter, or knowingly fail to
respond to a lawful demand for information
ffrom an admission or disciplianry authority,
except that this rule deos NOT require
disclosure of information otherwis ...
Barristers in England and Wales
Barristers in England and Wales are one of the two main categories of lawyer in England and Wales, the other being solicitors. Barristers have traditionally had the role of handling cases for representation in court, both defence and prosecution. (The word 'lawyer' is a generic one, referring to a person who practises in law, which could also be deemed to include other legal practitioners such as chartered legal executives.)