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Lawyer-client confidentiality often violated

  • Frans H. Winarta

Jakarta | Thu, March 29 2012 | 11:11 am

PREMIUM It is a tradition and universal public knowledge that the relationship between a lawyer and his client(s) imports obligations of confidentiality. The first duty of a lawyer is to keep secrets of his client.

In many cases, the distinction between the limits of confidence and the limits of privilege is often difficult to draw.

Confidentiality is a pre-requisite of legal professional ...