PRINCIPLES OF ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PROFESSION AND COMMUNITY

PRINCIPLES OF ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PROFESSION AND COMMUNITY

Legal Professional Practice

The College will make contributions that: 

  • develop strong relationships with and between professional legal associations, groups, boards, committees and working parties
  • promote discussion and debate in the profession and the community about the legal profession and its role, and respond actively to government discussion papers and public media on these matters as they arise
  • support government initiatives in legal institutional strengthening in activities among legal professions in our region

Legal Education Best Practice

The College will make contributions that:

  • develop strong relationships with the law schools, law teachers, law student associations and other professional schools and organisations within the higher education sector with relevance for the College’s work
  • promote discussion and debate in the higher education system and the community about developing best practice in legal education, and respond actively to government discussion papers and public media on these matters as they arise
  • ensure that the legal profession is actively involved in the creation and maintenance of curricula

Professional Legal Ethics

The College will make contributions that:

  • promote corporate social responsibility in the profession and the community