Ethical perceptions of lawyers in 2020

Ethical perceptions of lawyers in 2020

23 November 2020 By Robyn Tongol
Megan Motto and Geraldine Johns-Putra

For the third year in a row, Lawyers Weekly and Governance Institute of Australia are pleased to present an episode about the annual Ethics Index, with this year’s findings showcasing fascinating results about how ethical Australians deem lawyers, judges and law societies to be.

In this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Governance Institute chief executive Megan Motto and governance, human rights and modern slavery legal expert Geraldine Johns-Putra to discuss how ethical perceptions of legal professionals have evolved since 2019, and why said perceptions have changed.

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Moreover, the trio chat about current and looming responsibilities of lawyers to best serve the communities around them, as well as respond to the ethical perceptions that Australians bestow upon them.

  

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