Acting Against Clients - Acting Against Current Clients

You may not represent one client for the purpose of acting against the interests of another client unless:

  • you inform both clients that you propose to act for both clients and both interests; and
  • the matters are substantially unrelated and you do not possess confidential information arising from the representation of one client that might reasonably affect the other representation.

(See BC Code,Chapter 3, rules 3.4-2 and 3.4-3)