Much Ado About Nothing – The Civil Procedural and Ethical Perils of Inaction


Is silence always golden? This article reviews how the rules of ethics and civil procedure have sometimes intersected under the UK’s civil procedural regime, and considers their possible implications for Singapore.


Civil procedure; civil justice reforms; opponent’s mistake; duty to warn; overriding objective; silence; inaction; professional ethics; Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) Rules

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