The article by Philip Salem (Sparke Helmore Lawyers) is a reminder of the duties of government organisations to act as a model litigant and highlights some of the ethical issues facing lawyers for
those organisations. At the same time it is relevant knowledge for our advocacy of veterans issues to Government.
It covers the following:
The origins of government as the model litigant
Who do the model litigant obligations apply to?
How does the model litigant conduct itself?
Ethical issues and practical considerations
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