T Taddese: Defence counsel not alter egos of clients: judge

Posted on the Law Times June 3, 2013.

Yamri Taddese has an interesting piece on the Law Times website on the discussion in R v Faulkner that considers the relationship between client and solicitor.  Taddese’s analysis of Justice Michael Code’s judgment highlights the way in which “[t]he lawyer erred in thinking she had to get a green light from Faulkner before making every move”.

For the full article and link to the decision, click HERE 

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