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Code of Conduct

All LYLG members agree to abide by the terms outlined below:

  1. Be kind and courteous: We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.

  2. No hate speech or bullying: Make sure that everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about things such as race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender, or identity will not be tolerated.

  3. Engage in constructive discussions: the LYLG is designed to facilitate discussion and collaboration among legal professionals. All members should strive to engage in constructive discussions that promote learning and professional growth. Do not engage in personal attacks or use inflammatory language that could harm the community's reputation or undermine its mission.

  4. Be professional: This website is designed for law students, trainees, and qualified solicitors up to 7 years PQE. All members should behave professionally and adhere to the standards expected of the legal profession. Do not engage in behavior that is unprofessional, unethical, or illegal.

  5. Be accountable: All members should take responsibility for their actions and accept constructive criticism when it is offered. If you make a mistake or violate this code of conduct, own up to it and take steps to make it right.

By following this code of conduct, members of the LYLG can help create a respectful, professional, and supportive community of legal professionals who are committed to learning, growth, and ethical behaviour.

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