Recent Cases

Council of the Law Society of New South Wales v Duncan [2024] NSWCA 147 (17 June 2024) (Ward P, Kirk JA and Basten AJA)


LEGAL PRACTITIONERS – disciplinary proceedings – misappropriation of large sum from solicitors’ trust account – conduct extending over six years – failure to make full and frank disclosure when conduct exposed – practitioner convicted of fraud offences –sentenced of imprisonment served – whether fit and proper person to be on the Roll of Australian Lawyers