How Can Law Offices Efficiently Check for Conflicts of Interest?

CosmoLex Team

Checking Conflicts of Interest

A good client intake process involves a little planning, but it should pay back dividends in terms of time saved once it’s up and running. This is especially true for conflict of interest checks, which are critical for the intake process. The importance of conflict of interest checks Conflict of interest checks should be done before signing an agreement with … Read More

How do I run a conflicts of interest check?

CosmoLex Team

Attorneys have an obligation to avoid situations in which they will have a conflict of interest such as[1]: Concurrent representation of clients with adverse interests Successive representation of clients with adverse interests Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s receipt of confidential information outside attorney-client relationship Conflicts resulting from lawyer’s relationships with non-clients Professional Liability insurance companies, such as ALPS, recommend that law … Read More