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VIC Conflict of Interest with ICL?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Mummamiaz, 2 May 2016.

  1. Mummamiaz

    Mummamiaz Active Member

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    Would it be a conflict of interest or bias if an ICL acted as lawyer/barrister for a parent on a case where an ICL was also appointed to act on behalf of the child?
     
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Guest

    Do you mean the same ICL that acted for the child, also acted for a parent on the same case?
     
  3. Lance

    Lance Well-Known Member

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    If you are saying they are representing a parent and the interests of the child then yes, they are no longer independent.
     
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