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Conflict Of Interest

It refers to the situation where a person who has been entrusted certain duties or who has been a holding a postion of trust in an organisation, is having a conflicting effects on his/her duties and his/her personal gain. For eg. A consumer comes to lawyer to file a case against an appliance manufacturing company of which the lawyer os a mahority of shareholder. It becomes a conflict of interest for the lawyer between his duties and his persoanl gain. Home
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