10/4/18 What does ‘Conflict of Interest’ refer to?


  • Conflict Of Interest

1) A real or apparent conflict between one’s professional or official duties and one’s private interests.
2) A situation where one duty conflicts with another — for example, if an attorney were to represent both parties in a divorce proceeding.

And what about ‘Conflict of Laws’?

  • Conflict Of Laws

A conflict of the laws of two jurisdictions (such as two countries, two different states, or state and federal law) when both are applicable to a legal dispute.