Recent Cases

Council of the Law Society of New South Wales v Michael Arthur Hislop [2019] NSWCA 302 (10 December 2019) (Bell ACJ at [1], Brereton JA at [16], Barrett AJA at [64])


LEGAL PRACTITIONERS – disciplinary proceedings – practitioner convicted of aggravated robbery – whether fit and proper person – order removing name from roll – whether necessary to make declaration of unfitness – declaration not made

COSTS – whether there should be an order as to costs – discretion of the court as to costs – whether facilitating rehabilitation a sound basis for declining to make costs order