Merete Smith has been Chief Executive of the Norwegian Bar Association for nine years. She came to the Bar Association from a position as an Appeal Court Justice in Oslo. Smith has also worked many years in the Ministry of Justice, and she has been a deputy judge and a an associate at Wikborg Rein. Smith went to law school at University of Oslo and Georgetown University.
Key questions addressed:
- Why is lawyers’ duty of confidentiality a central part of Rule of Law?
- What are the ethical duties of lawyers ?
- What are the ways forward on the confidentiality issues?