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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 Well-Known Member

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