Recent Cases

Council of the Law Society of New South Wales v Leslie [2021] NSWCA 59 (21 April 2021) (Macfarlan JA; White JA; McCallum JA)


OCCUPATIONS – Legal practitioners – Disciplinary proceedings – Removal of practitioner’s name from the roll – Having misappropriated trust money – Tribunal found respondent was probably not a fit and proper person to be an officer of the court and recommended removal from the roll – Appellant seeking an order that respondent’s name be removed from the roll