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Senior partner denies deliberate delay in trial over rejected $4.45M Westpac settlement
Legal Ethics August 20, 2019 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A senior partner at a Sydney-based law firm has denied he made a “deliberate decision” to withhold advice from a former client suing for alleged […]

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Law firm boss wins stay of $170k sexual harassment judgment, despite some ‘weak’ appeal grounds
Employment August 12, 2019 2:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

An appeal judge has stayed a $170,000 judgment against the head of a New South Wales law firm after he was found to have engaged […]

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Jailed lawyer Brody Clarke seen as ‘young hotshot’ at Atanaskovic Hartnell, judge says
Legal Ethics August 9, 2019 11:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jailed solicitor and fraudster Brody Clarke was not the mediocre, junior lawyer his boss at Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell made him out to be, […]

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Tax dodging Sydney silk loses bid for readmission as a lawyer
Legal Ethics August 6, 2019 9:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Sydney-based former senior counsel, who failed to pay income tax for 16 years, has lost his appeal of a decision blocking his readmission as […]

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‘Bad example of the litigation process’: senior partner faces trial for rejecting $4.45M Westpac settlement
Legal Ethics August 5, 2019 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A senior partner at a Sydney-based law firm has defended advice he gave five former clients suing over what they say was breach of duties […]

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Judge discontinues Queensland legal fees class action
Class Actions July 29, 2019 2:51 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has discontinued a class action brought against a Queensland law firm over allegedly non-compliant conditional costs agreements, after finding no evidence that anyone […]

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Judge takes lighter load, gets mentoring after panning by appeals courts
Legal Ethics July 22, 2019 9:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who this month faced strong criticism from an appeals court for his “egregious” conduct in a case, has stepped down from senior administrative […]

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Slater & Gordon hits back at ex-lawyer’s claims over allegedly unethical funding referral scheme
Legal Ethics June 28, 2019 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon has struck back against allegations by a former senior solicitor that he was fired after making complaints about the law firm’s arrangement […]

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Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet seeks urgent hearing to lift suspension
Legal Ethics June 27, 2019 3:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

Colourful Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet is seeking an urgent hearing to lift an “emergency” suspension imposed by the NSW Bar Association to allow him to […]

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Ex-HWL Ebsworth lawyer admitted errors in Sydney land tender, court hears
Real Estate June 19, 2019 8:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has heard a former HWL Ebsworth property lawyer admitted to errors in a due diligence report missing crucial flood risk information that is […]

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