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Conflict Checks

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 05, 2013 11:50 am

Anyone know whether a big law firm will call a current employer in the process of performing a conflict check? I'm quitting my job and don't want my current employer to know yet...

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 05, 2013 12:40 pm

Anyone?

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby unlicensedpotato » Sun May 05, 2013 1:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know whether a big law firm will call a current employer in the process of performing a conflict check? I'm quitting my job and don't want my current employer to know yet...


They didn't for me. It was my responsibility to tell the firm who the clients were.

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 05, 2013 1:27 pm

If the firm does a background check, the company who runs the background check probably will though I'm not sure what they'll ask other than to just confirm employment. I think, though am not sure, that conflicts fall on your shoulders.

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby unlicensedpotato » Sun May 05, 2013 1:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If the firm does a background check, the company who runs the background check probably will though I'm not sure what they'll ask other than to just confirm employment. I think, though am not sure, that conflicts fall on your shoulders.


Agreed, background check is a different matter. I believe they generally do contact your previous employers.

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 05, 2013 2:11 pm

Awesome- thanks.

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Re: Conflict Checks

Postby kryptix » Sun May 05, 2013 9:04 pm

My SA firm was willing to wait until I told my current job before performing checks.




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