A comparative study of lawyers’ ethics in the PRC and other countries: ethical dilemmas in the relationship with clients, attorney-client privilege, and duty of confidentiality

20 Apr 2021 1300 - 1400 BST

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A webinar co-presented by the China Working Group of the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum and the IBA Professional Ethics Committee

Topics will include:

  • An overview of lawyers’ ethics in China
  • An overview of lawyers’ ethics in other countries such as Australia, Hungary, Indonesia and the United States
  • A comparison of lawyers’ ethics between China and other countries
  • Case studies of ethical dilemmas in each country
  • Tips on how to manage clients’ relationship and duty of confidentiality


  • Caroline Berube HJM Asia Law & Co, Guangzhou; IBA LPD Council Member
  • Riccardo Cajola Cajola & Associati, Milan; Webinar Officer, IBA Professional Ethics Committee


  • Michael S. Carl SSEK Legal Consultants, Jakarta
  • Gábor Damjanovic Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners, Budapest; Secretary-Treasurer, IBA Professional Ethics Committee
  • Richard Flitcroft Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Ruth Guo Yingke Law Firm, Beijing
  • Rachel McGuckian Miles & Stockbridge, Rockville, Maryland; Scholarship Officer, IBA Professional Ethics Committee


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