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Conflict of Interest

E-learning

Interactive module on Conflict of Interest, including case studies and knowledge checks to measure your understanding.

Exam

Put your Conflict of Interest knowledge to use and gain certification by answering 10 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 70%. Good luck!

Course Description

Overview

  • 30 minutes
  • Intermediate
The SRA sets out certain regulatory requirements for you and your firm in relation to conflicts of interest. This module looks at the two different types of conflict of interest, and how to comply with the relevant regulatory requirements in practice.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you will understand more about:

  • Understanding the SRA’s regulatory expectations of you and your law firm
  • Being able to identify an own interest conflict and a client conflict of interest in practice
  • Recognising what you should do if you identify a conflict of interest
  • Knowing when it is acceptable to continue acting for a client when a conflict has been identified
  • Understanding the regulatory consequences of making the wrong decision about a conflict of interest

Accessibility versions are available upon request via learning@lawsociety.org.uk.