The BSN trusts that members will adhere to a Code of Conduct and Standards which have been summarised below.

In essence, these standards are:

  • Demonstrate integrity, bringing credit to the legal profession
  • Be fair and equitable towards other professionals and professions
  • Be honest in dealing with customers, clients, employers and employees
  • Avoid the dissemination of false or misleading information
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of the latest developments and show competence in their application
  • Avoid conflicts of interest and commit to maintaining impartiality
  • Treat sensitive information with complete confidence
  • Negotiate business in a professional and ethical manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge and observation of the requirements of other codes of practice
  • Demonstrate due diligence in using third party endorsement which must have prior approval
  • Comply with the governing laws of the relevant country concerned

For further information or assistance, contact Membership Services by email at: membership@blacksolicitorsnetwork.org.