All AMOL members agree to abide by the following code of conduct, as a condition of membership.

AMOL members recognise the need to:

  • Provide a professional service.
  • Keep themselves informed, educated and up to date with current law and procedure.
  • Share information with other AMOL members.
  • Ensure that the client is fully aware of, and fully and professionally advised, on all costs issues, including public funding, where available.
  • Act within the confines of the law at all times when offering advice, particularly with regard to technical defences.

AMOL members agree to act in accordance with the following:

  • AMOL members will act in the best interests of the client.
  • AMOL members will provide the client with independent advice.
  • AMOL members shall at all times behave and act in a manner which will uphold the standing and good reputation of motor offence defence lawyers and AMOL.
  • No AMOL member shall defend a case based on information that could result in a prosecution against the defendant for perjury or perverting the course of justice.
  • No AMOL member shall make excessive or unnecessary monetary charges to the client.
  • No AMOL member shall personally or through an agent make representations of experience or specialist skills which they do not possess.
  • No AMOL member shall knowingly make any statement, whether in publicity material to a prospective client, an existing client, or otherwise which may give the client false expectations.
  • No AMOL member shall undertake false, deceptive or misleading advertising.