Unpacking the gap between perception and reality of ethics in law

By Tasha Levy|22 November 2019

Ethical perceptions of professional services can be influenced by everything from popular culture to industry scandals to personal experiences.

On this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show brought to you by the Governance Institute of Australia, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by the Governance Institute of Australia’s general manager of policy and advocacy, Catherine Maxwell, and the director and general counsel at Lodestar Legal, Simone Tierney.

They analyse the key findings of the Governance Institute’s Ethics Index for 2019 pertaining to the legal profession, the reasons why lawyers might be perceived less ethically than they deserve, and how the population comparatively views the banking, finance and insurance sector.

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