Recent Cases

Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of New South Wales v Hansen [2023] NSWCA 189 (15 August 2023) (Gleeson and Kirk JJA, Basten AJA)


Catchwords:


LEGAL PRACTITIONERS – solicitors – personal misconduct – criminal convictions – misconduct involving sexual abuse of young boys overseas – offending over a period of years – lengthy sentence of imprisonment – whether practitioner not “a fit and proper person” to remain on roll – whether “likely to be unfit for the indefinite future” – orders not opposed