Recent Cases

Mendonca v Legal Services Commissioner [2020] NSWCA 84 (07 May 2020) (Basten JA at [1]; Leeming JA at [2]; McCallum JA at [3])


APPEAL – application for leave to appeal – proposed appeal from order dismissing summons for judicial review – decision of the Legal Services Commissioner not to conduct an internal review of a decision of the Law Society to close a complaint against a solicitor –power to conduct a review at the “absolute discretion” of the Commissioner – no arguable error identified in primary judge’s decision to dismiss the summons