The Intellectual Property Regulation Board

Litigators Code

This additional Litigator’s Code of Conduct applies to attorneys undertaking litigation or representing clients in court.


September 2013

IPReg is intending to add Guidance to Rule 3.4 as follows:

“Attendance by a responsible representative under Rule 3.4 will not be required where:

(a)  the Court has ruled that such attendance is unnecessary; or

(b)  Counsel has confirmed that they are satisfied that the interests of the lay client and the interests of justice will not be prejudiced by the absence of a responsible representative”