Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008

Lawyer as witness


Where a lawyer is approached to give evidence in a court proceeding that relates to a matter in which the lawyer acted, the lawyer must not be obstructive and must, subject to the rules of privilege and the duty of confidence, provide all information relevant to the matter in issue to any party to the proceeding and to the court that the lawyer would be obliged to provide if subpoenaed as a witness.