Sunday, April 01, 2012

New guidance for interviewing clients


New guidance has today been issued for interviewing clients. The Client interview protocol sets out good practice for interviewing clients, in a series of easy-to-follow steps. The protocol has been written for family lawyers, but is equally applicable to lawyers working in other areas. All practitioners are therefore urged to read the protocol, and follow its guidance.

The protocol can be downloaded here (PDF).

2 comments:

  1. Very good. The only thing is from a clients perspective number 9 must come after number two and include a choice of freshly ground coffee and doughnuts - you can always trust someone who knows their coffee beans. ;)

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    1. Thanks Fiona, I shall pass your input on.

      ;-)

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