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In-house lawyers in their role as legal advisors to corporations, government departments, or other bodies or organisations are no different from other lawyers. However, because the client of in-house lawyers is usually their employer, some unique ethical challenges can arise for them.

In this article, in-house counsel can learn about some unexpected issues and how to deal with them in an ethical manner.

This article appeared in theAustralianCorporateLawyer, Volume 29, Issue 1 – Autumn 2019

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