This additional Litigator’s Code of Conduct applies to attorneys undertaking litigation or representing clients in court.


September 2013

IPReg is intending to add Guidance to Rule 3.4 as follows:

“Attendance by a responsible representative under Rule 3.4 will not be required where:

(a)  the Court has ruled that such attendance is unnecessary; or

(b)  Counsel has confirmed that they are satisfied that the interests of the lay client and the interests of justice will not be prejudiced by the absence of a responsible representative”