Ethical Issues in Class Actions – Defence Perspective
Monique Jilesen co-authored a paper presented at the Law Society of Upper Canada's program Class Actions - A Bootcamp for Litigators which took place on October 2, 2014.
"Much of the commentary in Canada on the ethical issues which arise in the class action context relate specifically to plaintiff's counsel. Defence counsel should nevertheless be aware of the unique issues which can and do arise for defence counsel in this practice. In addition to the ethical issues which can arise in any litigation, class actions give rise to unique ethical issues for defence counsel to consider. This paper addresses two issues from the defence perspective..."