Code of Professional Conduct

Nova Scotia’s lawyers are expected to conduct themselves and their law practices ethically. The Code of Professional Conduct creates the standards of conduct for Nova Scotia lawyers. Approved by Council September 23, 2011 Chapter 1 – Interpretations & Definitions 1.1 Definitions Chapter 2 – Standards of the Legal Profession 2.1 Integrity Chapter 3 – Relationship to Clients …

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Investigating with Integrity: Professionalism in conducting workplace investigations

Legal professionals, human resources specialists, and management personnel are increasingly called upon to assist organizations in carrying out a workplace investigation. Investigations frequently involve complex and sensitive matters: allegations of discrimination or harassment (including a poisoned work environment), claims of violence, complaints of personal harassment or bullying, and other difficult issues. The proper conduct of …

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