Legal Professional code of conduct

Professional code of conduct

Our Professional Code of Conduct is a reflection of our core values and the high standards we set for ourselves and our stakeholders.

We’re committed to do better, in every aspect of our work, striving to lead by example in our industry. Our code of conduct outlines the expectations for behavior and provides a framework for ethical decision-making that aligns with our mission to conduct business ethically, honestly, and in full compliance with the law.

Our commitment

We are dedicated to fostering a culture of integrity, respect, and accountability. This code serves as a guide for our actions, ensuring we meet our ethical and legal obligations while upholding the dignity and respect of all individuals we interact with.

Ethical principles


We conduct our business with integrity, making decisions that are not only legal but also in the best interest of our clients and our company. We are honest, transparent, and trustworthy in all our dealings.


We value diversity and treat all individuals with respect, empathy, and fairness. We listen attentively, communicate openly, and act with consideration.


We are committed to excellence and continuous improvement. We strive to exceed expectations through innovation, learning, and agility.


We take responsibility for our actions and outcomes. We learn from our mistakes and seek to rectify any harm that may have been caused.

Standards of conduct

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

We adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and standards, ensuring that our business practices are lawful and ethical.

Conflicts of Interest

We avoid conflicts of interest and make decisions that are in the best interest of Høst and our clients. When conflicts arise, we disclose them openly and manage them transparently.


We protect the confidentiality of information entrusted to us by our clients, partners, and employees, except when authorized or legally required to disclose such information.

Fair Dealing

We deal fairly with clients, suppliers, competitors, and colleagues. We do not engage in unethical practices such as corruption, fraud, or bribery.

Protection of Assets

We use company assets responsibly and for legitimate business purposes. We safeguard company assets from loss, theft, misuse, and waste.

Workplace Environment

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and inclusive workplace environment. We do not tolerate harassment, discrimination, or any form of abuse.

Reporting and compliance

Reporting Violations

We encourage open communication and expect employees to report any violations of this code or unethical behavior without fear of retaliation.

Compliance Mechanism

We have established mechanisms to investigate reported violations and take appropriate corrective action.

Review and Updates

This code will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to ensure it reflects the highest ethical standards and legal requirements.


Our Professional Code of Conduct is the foundation of our corporate culture and reflects our commitment to ethical business practices. By adhering to these principles, we uphold the reputation of Høst and contribute to a more ethical and sustainable business environment.