Three defining features of loyal advocacy?
Three defining features of loyal advocacy (Tim Dare, “Mere-Zeal, Hyper-Zeal…”):
(1) Principle of Neutrality: a lawyer should be neutral towards the client’s goals
(2) Principle of Non-Accountability: a lawyer is not morally accountable for the client’s goals
(3) Principle of Partisanship: a lawyer acts as a partisan to accomplish the client’s goals
Traditional concept of lawyering about zealous loyalty. Now, that is being critiqued.
Three dimensions of loyalty (R v Neil)?
Dimensions of loyalty (Neil):
(1) Duty to avoid conflicting interests
(2) Duty of commitment to the client's cause
Duty of candor
Is the duty of commitment to the client’s cause an ethical rule, principle of fundamental justice, or something else?
Duty of commitment to the client's cause is a principle of fundamental justice [Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada]