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Case Updates

The Queensland Law Society Ethics Centre releases “Case Updates”. Case updates will be published regularly on this website.

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Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner v SJG Thomas [2017] SASCFC 159

6 April 2018

Lawyers – misconduct; unfitness and discipline – disciplinary orders – striking off and ancillary orders


Legal Services Commissioner v PS Merkin [2017] QCAT 440

20 March 2018

Professions and trades – Lawyers – Qualifications and admission – Fit and proper persons


KMB v Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (Queensland) [2017] QCA 76

11 May 2017

Early consideration of suitability for admission – Fit and proper persons – Applicant had previous criminal convictions – Court will look at surrounding circumstances


Legal Practitioners Admissions Board v RFJ Doolan [2016] QCA 331

13 March 2017

Professions and trades – Lawyers – Qualifications and admission


In the matter of an application for admission as a legal practitioner by JY [2016] QCA 324

6 February 2017

Professions and trades – Lawyers – Qualifications and admission – Fit and proper persons