A lawyer is called to serve the interests of justice, as well as the rights and privileges entrusted to him to protect the interests of his client.
It should be noted that advocacy is a human rights activity The main goal of a lawyer is to provide legal assistance to a client.
In carrying out his / her professional activity, the lawyer must be independent, ie free from influences, especially influences that may arise from the lawyer's personal interests or external pressure, which may negatively affect the client's case.
In addition, the lawyer should avoid weakening his independence, be careful about his professional standards, so that they do not adapt to the court or to the satisfaction of third parties. This independence is necessary even in undisputed cases, during trials.
Confidentiality is the essence of the lawyer's activity, ie the client informs the lawyer about information that he / she will not pass on to others, the lawyer must be in possession of that information on the basis of confidentiality.
The information and evidence that the person seeking legal assistance has provided to the lawyer, the content and nature of the advice provided by the lawyer, as well as the information and evidence (materials, media) that the lawyer has acquired during the practice of advocacy is considered a secret.
In case of confidentiality, there can be no trust. Therefore, confidentiality is the primary and basic right and duty of a lawyer. The lawyer's duty of confidentiality serves the administration of justice the client's interests.
It should be noted that the lawyer must maintain the confidentiality of all information about which he learns during his professional activity.
The lawyer must continuously improve his knowledge and professional ability, as well as with the changes in the legislation.
It should be noted that a lawyer can not guarantee anything other than the conscientious and quality performance of his / her professional duties, in particular he / she can not guarantee the outcome of the assignment, regardless of the predictability of the outcome, when the outcome depends on the decision of the judge or prosecuting authority.
A lawyer's promise to make a judicial decision in favor of a client in a civil, criminal or administrative case, as well as a promise by a body conducting a final decision in favor of a client in a criminal case, is a clear gross disciplinary violation.