8. Duties owed to other lawyers
Past version: effective from 30/05/2016 - 29/05/2016
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(1) Lawyers shall deal with each other honestly, co-operatively and with civility.
(2) Unless otherwise permitted or required by law, a lawyer to whom confidential information is disclosed by another lawyer, or by some other person and who is aware that the disclosure was inadvertent must not use the information.
(3) A lawyer must not deal directly with the client of another lawyer, unless
(a) the other lawyer has consented;
(b) the communication is a notice which by law or contract must be personally served on the other Lawyer's client;
(c) the interests of the party with which it is intended to communicate will be prejudiced if the communication is delayed.