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Only lawyers may provide legal advice and represent parties as a profession in all judicial and extra-judicial proceedings as well as in all public and private matters.

The lawyer carries out his profession independently, in his own name and on his own responsibility. He is subject to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Princely Court of Appeal.

Lawyers are under the obligation to represent the rights of their parties loyally and diligently against anyone. They may openly plead everything that they consider suitable to represent their parties and to use the necessary means of attack and defence in any way, always remaining bound by the provisions of the law and by the power of attorney granted by the party.

If there is a conflict of interest, lawyers must refuse to represent a party and even to provide advice. For example, this is the case if a lawyer has represented the opposing party in the same matter or in a matter connected with it. Also, lawyers must not serve or advise both parties in the same case.

Lawyers are obliged to maintain confidentiality on the matters entrusted to them. This also includes any other facts that a lawyer has learned in his professional capacity and the secrecy of which is in the interest of the lawyer's party.

In judicial and other proceedings before public authorities, the lawyer is entitled to this privilege of secrecy in accordance with the provisions of the law. The lawyer's privilege of secrecy must not be circumvented by judicial measures or other measures by public authorities, such as by interrogating aides of the lawyer or by seizing or demanding the delivery of documents.

Lawyers are insured for any damage caused in the framework of their professional representation of parties. The lawyer's liability insurance will pay any damage incurred by the client.