The Queensland discipline register


WARREN, Alexia Margaret (dob 15/04/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1989 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Lexie Warren Solicitor  Level 3  349 Coronation Drive  MILTON QLD  4064

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 26 May 2017

Findings:

The respondent's conduct amounted to Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

The respondent's name is removed from the local Roll of Practitioners

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WARRENOCR047-13.pdf

 


JENSEN, Craig Selwyn Lee (dob 14/05/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 April 1982 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Dr Craig Jensen Lawyers  Jimboomba Junction Shoppoing Centre  Suite22 Cusack Lane  JIMBOOMBA 4280

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 22 May 2017

Findings:

Guilty of Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

Name to be removed fro Toll of Solicitors. Costs yet to be determined.

Appeal:

Yes Practitioner has indicated that he will appeal decision to QCA.

 

Report/s:

JENSENOCR069-14.pdf

 


SHAND, Harold Warner (dob 04/04/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 4 February 1975 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Not Practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Findings:

Guilty of Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

Practising Certificate suspended for 5 years. Fined $750.00 Costs fixed at $2500.00

Appeal:

Yes Legal Services Commissioner to appeal on sanction and costs

 

Report/s:

SHANDOCR163-13.pdf

 


BIDDLE, Russell William Tracy (dob 18/10/1969)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 18 November 1997 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

ACT

Law practice:

Biddle Lawyers  1st Floor Cineplex Building,  1 Bunker Road  Victoria Point QLD  4165

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Findings:

Professional misconduct (theft of a total of $1,821,230.59 from two of his clients' estates)

Penalty:

Struck off the Roll of Practitioners. Pay the Commissioner's costs as assessed.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BIDDLEOCR002-16.PDF

 


DINGWALL, Jodi Leigh (dob 16/06/1982)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 28 May 2007 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Roverts Nehmer McKee  Level 1  111 Charters Towers Road  Townsville 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Findings:

3 Charges of Delay and Failure to Advance a Client's Actions - Proven. 3 Charges of False Representations - Proven.

Penalty:

Public reprimand. Fine of $2,000.00. After obtaining an employee level practicing certificate, must work under the supervision of another legal practitioner who holds a principal level practicing certificate. Prohibition from applying or obtaining a princ

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DINGWALLOCR060-15.pdf

 


ROWE, Chad Everett (dob 13/02/1976)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 February 2002 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Rowe Lawyers Pty Ltd  Unit 1  497 Gympie Road  STRATHPINE  4500

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 10 March 2017

Findings:

28 Charges of professional misconduct proven

Penalty:

The respondent's name be removed from the local roll of solicitors. The respondent pay the applicant's costs assessed on a standard basis.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ROWEOCR030-15.pdf

 


BUDGEN, Rodney Richard (dob 19/06/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 23 December 2004 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Budgen Lawyers    2/26 Kremzou Road  Brendale  4500

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Findings:

Professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off; Pay Costs of Commissioner; Compensation ordered to claimants for $28,727.01

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BUDGENOCR153-11.pdf

 


GOULD, Robert John (dob 23/12/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 February 1986 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

HSH Lawyers  Suite 3  14 Duporth Avenue  Maroochydore 4558

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 16 December 2016

Findings:

Unprofessional conduct and Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

Publically reprimanded; Fined $6,000.00; Conditions on practising law; Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GOULDOCR047-15.pdf

 


, XBN (dob 09/11/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 23 December 2004 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 12 December 2016

Findings:

2 x Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct 5 x Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

Publically reprimanded; Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

XBNOCR164-14.pdf

 


SCHEIWE, Paula (dob 11/03/1978)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 15 July 2002 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

QLD

Law practice:

Flexx Legal    PO Box 295   MIAMI  4220

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 31 October 2016

Findings:

Nine trust account breaches amounting to professional misconduct. Once Charge of discourteous/disreputable conduct amounting to professional misconduct. One charge of using tactics designed to embarrass or frustrate amounting to professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Ms Scheiwe is to be publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $2,000.00. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SCHEIWEOCR017-14.pdf

 


WATTS, Peter John (dob 29/05/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 14 March 1983 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Watts & Company    149 Caxton Street  Paddington 4064

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administration Tribunal. Queensland Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Be publicly reprimanded for professional misconduct. Must provide contemporaneous report from a psychiatrist or a psychologist with application of practising certificate. Must practise under the supervision of another certified legal practitioner.

Appeal:

Yes The practitioner appealed the decision of the Tribunal that he be struck off. The Court of Appeal granted the appeal on 6 September 2016 and imposed orders in substitution.

 

Report/s:

WATTSQCA224.pdf

WATTSOCR077-12.pdf

 


MELLICK, Habib Abraham (dob 27/08/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 February 1987 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Mellick Smith and Associates  1st Floor  32 Sheridan Street  Cairns 4870

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Fined $1500. Supervisory Order for a period of 12 months. LSC to have liberty for further orders. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No The respondent has 28 days to appeal.

 

Report/s:

MELLICKOCR293-13.pdf

 


VOLL, Paul Michael (dob 23/07/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Law practice:

Not practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

VOLLOCR029-15.pdf

 


ROSEN, Warren Lance (dob 01/02/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 27 April 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

NSW 27/11/1970

Law practice:

Rosen Lawyers  Level 1  393 Wondall Road  Tingalpa 4178

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 5 February 2016

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $5,500. Pay costs of Commissioner. Undertake QLS Remedial Ethics Course or equivalent course approved by the QLS.

Appeal:

No Respondent has 28 days to appeal.

 

Report/s:

ROSENOCR144-14.pdf

 


JOHNSTON, Sue Machelle (dob 06/06/1980)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 February 2004 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

SJ Law  Level 1/2B  41 Denham Street  Townsville 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 9 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

JOHNSTONOCR156-14.pdf

 


CLIFFORD, Rodney Keith Chudleigh (dob )

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 1 February 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

  c/- Bennett Chambers  Level 6 Inns of Court 107 North Quay  Brisbane Qld 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 19 October 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay costs of Commissioner of $4000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

No reports found

 


SCOTT, Karl (dob 21/09/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 30 January 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 12 October 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SCOTTQCAT15-402.pdf

 


De FRAINE, Anthony (dob 10/10/1972)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 6 October 2006 New South Wales

Home jurisdiction:

New South Wales

Law practice:

Not practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on two charges

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $500. Pay costs of Commissioner

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DeFraineQCAT15-292.pdf

 


BEVAN, Peter Curtiss (dob 17/08/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 July 1983 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Bevan & Griffin  Suite 105 The Dalgety Commercial  84-106 Denham Street  Townsville 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $6,000. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BEVANQCAT15-290.pdf

 


PETSCHLER, William James (dob 28/12/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Bill Petschler Lawyers    32 Mossman Street  Charters Towers 

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Findings:

Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges. Guilty of professional misconduct on 8 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PETSCHLERQCAT15-284.pdf

 


FYFE, Fiona Jayne (dob 25/02/1974)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 19 September 2001 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

New South Wales

Law practice:

Not practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 4 charges

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Not to be issued a practising certificate within 12 months of date of order. To be issued employee level practising certificate for 2 years when returns to practice. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

FYFEQCAT15-269.pdf

 


YARWOOD, Michael Dermott (dob 12/12/1972)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 29 January 1996 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Not practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 12 June 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

YARWOODQCAT15-208.pdf

 


REDMOND, William Hanron (dob 14/09/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 February 1986 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Redmond + Redmond  Level 14  500 Queen Street  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $9000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $4000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

REDMONDQCAT15-212.pdf

 


WRIGHT, Michael John (dob 01/09/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 21 August 1998 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Wrightway Legal    2135 Gold Coast Highway  Miami Qld 4220

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WRIGHTQCAT15-174.pdf

 


HINSCHEN, Gail Susan (dob 24/02/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 April 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Hinschen Lawyers    9 Hinschen Street  Proserpine Qld 4800

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $1,500. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2,000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HINSCHENQCAT15-122.pdf

 


STOWER, Mark Shelton (dob 11/11/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Saturday, 17 August 1991 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Not practising        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $2000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $1.500. Employee only conditional practising certificate for 2 years.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

STOWER-QCAT64.pdf

 


BARTELS, Ian Wakeham (dob 03/04/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1989 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Ian W Bartels and Associates    1408 Logan Road  Mt Gravatt 4122

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5,500. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2,500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BARTELSQCAT15-060.pdf

 


SMITH, John Charles (dob 13/08/1965)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 21 November 1988 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Crowley Greenhalgh Solicitors    1/18 Brookfield Road  Kenmore 4069

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $6000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500. Respondent required to engage consultant for advice on improvement and implentation of appropriate management systems of his practice.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SMITHQCAT14-518.pdf

 


SINGH, Abhay Kumar (dob 01/02/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 19 November 2002 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Fiji

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

Yes Mr Singh appealed to the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal dismissed his appeal on 17 December 2013.

 

Report/s:

SINGHQCAT13-154.pdf

SINGHQCA13-384.pdf

SINGHQCAT14-218.pdf

 


KING, Karen Louisa (dob 25/05/1961)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 December 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

K L King and Associates    180 High Street  Southport 4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KING-QCAT13-260.pdf

King-QCATOCR257-10.pdf

 


JANES, Rossline Agnes Fane (dob 23/10/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Success Law Pty Ltd  Suite 4, Terrace Suites  19 Lang Parade  Milton 4064

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $10,000. Respondent ordered to pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

JANES-OCR062-13.pdf

 


URBAN, Chandrika Achala Devi (dob 13/11/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 17 November 1997 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 9 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 6 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay costs of the Commissioner. Respondent to pay compensation of $6185.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

URBAN-OCR368-12.pdf

 


ROWELL, Peter Arthur (dob 25/06/1965)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 15 July 2002 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

NSW (last practising certificate held)

Law practice:

PK Lawyers (now closed)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 30 August 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 4 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. It is recommended that the name of the respondent be removed from the local roll in NSW. Respondent to pay costs of the Commissioner of $2000. Respondent to pay compensation of $7500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ROWELL-OCR207-12.pdf

 


SANO, Fusanobu Hiro (dob 16/06/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 January 1997 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Asahi Legal Practice  Level 3  138 Albert St  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 30 August 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $4000. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SANO-OCR311-12.pdf

 


LEE, John William (dob 09/08/1950)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 17 May 1982 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

  Level 32  239 George St  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Pay costs of Commissioner. Conditions imposed by BAQ on practising certificate continue for a further 3 years. Non-publication order refused.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LEE-OCR205-12.pdf

 


CHAI, Francis Ynong Toh (dob 28/04/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 October 1999 N/A

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Chais Law Practice    15 Ngairi Close  Eight Mile Plains 4118

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 1 July 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Pay costs of Commissioner. Must comply with statutory notices issued in the course of the investigation before practising certificate is granted.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CHAIOCR235-12.pdf

 


WILSON, Alan Neil (dob 16/04/1946)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 December 1969 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500. Conditions apply if respondent applies for practising certificate.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WILSONOCR154-10.pdf

 


RIDER-BELL, Denise (dob 05/11/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 20 September 1993 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay costs of the Commissioner of $8000. Respondent to pay compensation of $7500

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RIDER-BELLQCAT13-176.pdf

 


BAXTER, Alexander John (dob 30/03/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 February 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Ruddy, Tomlins and Baxter    32 Walker Street  Townsville Qld 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $2000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BAXTERQCAT13-059.pdf

 


LINDLEY, Craig Anthony (dob 20/12/1979)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 13 September 2004 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 14 December 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $7000. Pay compensation of $200. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LINDLEYQCAT12-673.pdf

 


QUINN, Michael Morrison (dob 08/02/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 March 1974 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Quinn and Scattini Lawyers  N/A      

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $2000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

QUINNQCAT12-618.pdf

 


PURYER, Terence Robert (dob 14/10/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 27 April 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Puryer & Co        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Queensland Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Friday, 2 November 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

Yes Mr Puryer appealed the QCAT decision in the Court of Appeal. His appeal was dismissed on 2 November 2012.

 

Report/s:

PURYERQCAT12-048.pdf

PuryerQCA12-300.pdf

PURYER-QCAT13-407.pdf

 


MELLICK, Habib Abraham (dob 27/08/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Sunday, 15 February 1987 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Mellick Smith & Associates    32 Sheridan Street  Cairns 4870

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 27 July 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MELLICKQCAT12-333.pdf

 


KELLAHAN, Drew Adrian (dob 10/11/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 30 January 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 25 June 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded; may not be issued with a practising certificate for 3 years and may only practise under supervision for a further 2 years and must complete legal ethics training; pay compensation of $75000; pay costs of $5000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KELLAHANQCAT12-263.pdf

 


WOOD, Anthony Scott (dob 01/10/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 July 1984 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 4 May 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Respondent ordered to pay costs of Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WOODOCR202-11.pdf

 


LA SPINA, Salvatore Antonio (dob 21/05/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 January 2003 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Nil

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LASPINAOCR249-10.pdf

 


CLAIR, Gregory John (dob 10/03/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 22 February 1988 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Queensland Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Respondent ordered to pay costs of Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

Yes The Commissioner appealed the decision. The appeal was dismissed.

 

Report/s:

QCAT11-401.pdf

QCAT11-446.pdf

 


DEVERY, Julie Theresa (dob 01/05/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 12 March 1984 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Platinum Lawyers  Suite 17b  Cottonwood Plaza 3 Cottonwood Place  Oxenford  4210

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Respondent publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $2500. Pay costs of Commissioner of $1500. If applying for a practising certificate it is restricted to an employee level for one year from date of application.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DeveryQCAT11-390.pdf

 


BUSSA, Giovanni Pietro (dob 21/02/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 July 1984 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

John P Bussa & Co Solicitors  1  Nosworthy Close Aspley Grove  Chermside West 4032

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Respondent publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $10,000. Pay costs of Commissioner of $1500. Engage a management consultant to assist with improvements to his management systems.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BussaQCAT11-388.pdf

 


CLAPIN, Peter Ross (dob 27/01/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 21 November 1983 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Respondent publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $7500. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ClapinQCAT11-339.pdf

 


LAURIE, Bruce Angus (dob 07/08/1958)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Thursday, 12 November 1987 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LAURIEQCAT11-335.pdf

 


LIM, Georgia Chin Hua (dob 17/06/1983)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 29 January 2007 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

McMillan Legal    20 Park Road  Milton 4064

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay a fine of $7000. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LIMQCAT11-291.pdf

 


BUDGEN, Rodney Richard (dob 19/06/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 7 October 1991 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Budgen Lawyers    6/26 Kremzow Road  Brendale 4500

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay $17252.20 in outstanding superannuation contributions of employee. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BudgenQCAT11-223.pdf

 


BUSCH, Gemma Anne (dob 02/05/1985)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 16 October 2009 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

John Crossan & Co    14 Borilla Street  Emerald 4720

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner of $750.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Busch-QCAT11-165.pdf

 


ROWLANDS, Peter Nicholas Arthur (dob 06/02/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 30 March 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Peter Rowlands & Co    970 Logan Road  Holland Park 4121

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 10 charges. Guilty of unprofessional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay compensation of $14422. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Rowlands-QCAT11-154.pdf

 


MACKIE, David Christopher (dob 27/03/1969)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 29 January 1996 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Gilshenan & Luton (now defunct)  Level 13  259 Queen Street  Brisbane 4001

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 15 November 2010

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay fine of $5000. Respondent to pay costs of the Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MackieQCAT10-570.pdf

 


DONNELLY, Edwin Mark (dob 31/10/1956)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 20 February 1984 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 15 November 2010

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Respondent to pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DonnellyQCAT-2010.pdf.pdf

 


DEMPSEY, Paul Anthony (dob 28/06/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 September 1975 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Dempseys Your Lawyers    12 Wickham Street  Townsville 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Friday, 30 July 2010

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 4 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay compensation of $17232.72. Respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

Yes The respondent appealed to the Court of Appeal which dismissed his appeal. The respondent then sought special leave to appeal to the High Court. The High Court dismissed the application on 9 June 2011.

 

Report/s:

DempseyLPT09-023.pdf

DempseyLPT09-020.pdf

DempseyQCA10-197.pdf

DempseyHCASL132.pdf

 


BRADSHAW, James Todd (dob )

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 16 July 1984 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal, then Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Date of decision:

Friday, 18 December 2009

Findings:

Guilty of unprofessional conduct on 1 charge. Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. If the respondent is issued with a practising certificate to be supervised by a barrister nominated by the BAQ. Pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BradshawLPT09-021.pdf

BradshawQCAT09-001.pdf

 


RICHARDSON, Ian George Marsh (dob 20/08/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 17 February 1976 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

KRG Conveyancing    9 Bay St  Southport Qld  4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal - LPT09-017 and LPT09-026

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay compensation of $2242. Respondent to pay costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RichardsonLPT09-026[2].pdf

RichardsonLPT09-017.pdf

 


PETSCHLER, William James (dob 28/12/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Bill Petschler Lawyers    87 Mosman Street  Charters Towers Qld 4820

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 30 October 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unprofessional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $2000. 12 months mentoring. Refund $1820.60 to complainant. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PetschlerLPT09-024.pdf

 


WHERRY, Barrett Anthony (dob 10/04/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 31 March 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Now defunct        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 7 September 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WherryLPT09-022.pdf

 


CAIN, Patrick Brendan (dob 27/06/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 9 January 1998 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Lynch & Associates    Suite 3, Park View 66 Poinciana Avenue  TEWANTIN 4565

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded.Prohibited from practising as a principal for 3 years. To accept mentoring for 12 months. To complete treatment plan. To pay costs of the Commissioner of $3000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CainLPT09-019.pdf

 


CHADWICK, Colin (dob 21/08/1961)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Sunday, 6 December 1998 Victoria

Home jurisdiction:

Victoria

Law practice:

Winchester Young and Maddern    PO Box 15057 Brisbane City East  Qld 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. To undertake medical treatment for 5 years. To produce and provide to the Commission a risk management plan for his practice. To be mentored. To submit to external audits of his practice.To pay costs of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ChadwickLPT09-016.pdf

 


TAMPOE, Robin Carl (dob 08/09/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 11 August 1994 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Hoolihans Lawyers (now defunct)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 5 June 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $2,500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

TampoeLPT09-014.pdf

 


THOMAS, Brynly Whyford (dob 26/01/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 2 January 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Thomas Solicitors (now defunct)  Springwood Law Chambers  34 Vanessa Boulevard  Springwood 4127

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 4 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $10,000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ThomasLPT09-013.pdf

 


DWYER, Michael Patrick (dob 22/04/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 2 May 1996 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Michael Dwyer, Solicitor  Level 3 NZI House  19 Short St  Southport 4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 1 May 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. To undertake a practice management coaching program for 6 months. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DwyerLPT09-008.pdf

 


GARRETT, Jeffrey Leslie (dob 02/03/1962)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 12 December 1991 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Attwood Marshall  Suite 1 Showcase on the Beach  Level 1 Marine Pde  Cooloongatta 4225

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 1 May 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay a penalty of $15000. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GarrettLPT09-012.pdf

 


SCOTT, Garry Wayne (dob 12/06/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 September 1995 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Klooger Phillips Scott  Level 2 Bryant House  26 Duporth Avenue  Maroochydore Qld  4558

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 27 March 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Suspended from practice until 15/6/09. To undertake and satisfactorily complete a specifically designed course of further legal education for 9 weeks commencing on 6/4/09.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ScottLPT09-007.pdf

Scott[2]LPT09-009.pdf

 


SORBAN, David Steven (dob 31/05/1978)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 2004 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Sciaccas Lawyers  GPO Box 128     Brisbane 4001

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 19 February 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. The respondent to pay the costs of the Commissioner of $1500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SorbanLPT09-005.pdf

 


FARNHAM, Dean George (dob 18/08/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 18 November 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Complete Legal Solutions  Level 4  490 Upper Edward St  SPRING HILL 4004

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $3000 within 6 months.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

FarnhamLPT09-004.pdf

 


GREGORY, Mark Ian (dob 31/07/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 19 November 1990 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

McCormick Lawyers  Suite 13 Noosa Professional Centre  Lanyana Way   Noosa Heads Qld  4567

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Findings:

Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge. Guilty of professional misconduct on 10 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay a penalty of $5000. Undertake a practice management course. Engage a mentor for 12 months. Engage an expert to provide advice re making improvements to his legal practice. Commence psychological counselling. Pay costs of $2500.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GregoryLPT09-006.pdf

 


COUSINS, Sean Petrie Allen (dob 01/10/1964)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 1990 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 5 February 2009

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CousinsLPT09-002.pdf

 


GRIFFITHS, James Darren (dob 03/01/1970)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 15 September 1997 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 19 December 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of Commissioner.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GriffithsLPT08-017.pdf

 


COCHRANE, Robert Kenneth (dob 24/08/1974)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 15 November 1999 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Hope Lawyers (inactive) and Qld Law Group        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 19 December 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 11 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $7500 within 1 year. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2500 within 60 days. The respondent to be subject to a restricted practising certificate for 3 years requiring him to practice under supervision.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CochraneLPT08-018.pdf

 


KINCAID, Catherine (dob 28/05/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 April 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Michael Sing Lawyers  Level 5  Corporate Centre One Cnr Bundall Rd & Slater Ave  Bundall Qld  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 19 December 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $10000. Pay cost of Commissioner of $2000. Restriction place on practising certificate.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KincaidLPT08-015.pdf

 


POINTON, Gregory Allan (dob 03/01/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 8 November 1983 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Q Property Lawyers  Suite 26 Level 2  46 Cavill Ave  Surfers Paradise Qld 4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 19 December 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $10000. Pay costs of Commissioner to be assessed.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PointonLPT08-016.pdf

 


WINNING, Douglas John (dob 24/11/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 February 1986 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Winning & Sorenson    89 Bolsover Street  ROCKHAMPTON 4700

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 13 October 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 3 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. The respondent to seek advice as and when required from Mr John Shaw solicitor in relation to the respondents management of engaging in legal practice for a period of 12 months.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WinningLPT08-013.pdf

 


MADDEN, James Xavier (dob 07/09/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 March 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Madden & Co  Suite 6, 1st Floor  516 Ruthven St  Toowoomba  4350

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal [2008]002. Queensland Court of Appeal [2008]QCA301.

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Findings:

Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge. Guilty of professional misconduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Pay penalty of $10000: undertake approved course of study in legal professional responsibility: engage in legal practice under supervision and seek advice from mentors for 12 months.

Appeal:

Yes The practitioner appealed the decision of the Tribunal that he be struck off and sought a stay until the appeal was determined. The Court of Appeal granted the stay on 5 March 2008 subject to strict conditions and allowed the appeal on 30 September 2008.

 

Report/s:

MaddenLPT08-002[1].pdf

MaddenQCA-5March2008.pdf

MaddenQCA-30September2008.pdf

 


VOLL, Paul Michael (dob 23/07/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Sawford Voll Lawyers    Level 3 445 Upper Edward Street  SPRING HILL 4004

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal[2008] LPT001. Queensland Court of Appeal [2008] QCA 293.

Date of decision:

Friday, 26 September 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and pay penalty of $20,000.

Appeal:

Yes The Legal Services Commissioner appealed the Tribunal decision. The appeal was dismissed.

 

Report/s:

VollLPT08-1.pdf

Voll-QCA-2008-293.pdf

 


QUINN, Richard Francis (dob 01/11/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 9 February 2001 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 22 August 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off. Pay costs of the Commissioner to be assessed.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

QuinnLPT1470-08DisciplineApplication.pdf

QuinnLPT1470-08-Order.pdf

 


PROSSER, Jill (dob 20/07/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 15 December 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lillas & Loel Lawyers  Level 1  106 Boundary St  West End Qld  4101

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 21 August 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ProsserLPT7021-08DisciplineApplication.pdf

ProsserLPT7021-08Order.pdf

 


SLIPPER, Robin John (dob 29/06/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 8 November 1993 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Slipper Lawyers  Suite 4 - 1st Floor  126 Scarborough St  Southport 4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 27 June 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded. Pay penalty of $2000. Pay compensation to complainant of $1500. Pay costs of Commissioner of $2000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SlipperLPT08-008.pdf

 


HEWLETT, Andrew Oliver (dob 01/07/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 March 1982 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Hewlett Walker Lawyers (Consultant)  Level 12  410 Queen Street  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Struck Off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HewlettLPT08-003.pdf

 


CLAIR, Matthew John (dob 05/12/1979)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 2004 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Gabriel Ruddy & Garett  Level 1  33 Queen St  Brisbane Qld 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 19 March 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ClairLPT08-005.pdf

 


MACKERETH, Yorke (dob 15/02/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 30 January 1995 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Employed at the time of conduct by Johnson Property Lawyers        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 19 March 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MackerethLPT08-006.pdf

 


TURLEY, Kenneth Peter (dob 31/03/1941)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 14 February 1967 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Employed at the time of conduct by Kenny & Partners        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Subject to the respondent giving certain undertakings it was ordered that the respondent be publicly reprimanded and that he undertake only supervised legal practice for a period of 12 months.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

TurleyLPT08-004.pdf

 


WALTERS, Russell Galt (dob 09/07/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 30 March 1976 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Walters & Co    217 Wickham Tce  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 18 May 2007

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 7 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WaltersLPT07-006.pdf

 


HOOLIHAN, Stephen Joseph (dob 10/11/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 February 1979 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

S. J. Hoolihan & Associates  The Sandstone Building  740 Nicklin Way  CURRIMUNDI 4551

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 18 April 2007

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 21 charges Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 3 charges

Penalty:

Struck off The respondent pay the costs of the applicant to be assessed or as agreed

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HoolihanLPT07-003.pdf

 


JOHNSTON, Michael Geoffrey (dob 25/05/1972)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 10 July 2000 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Johnston Lawyers    4/9 Scanlan Street  Buderim 4556

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 18 April 2007

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 8 charges

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded Penalty in the amount of $4000 Respondent to undertake trust account module of practice management course Respondent pay the costs of the applicant in the amount of $2000

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

JohnstonLPT07-002.pdf

 


HACKETT, Peter (dob 29/11/1963)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Thursday, 17 December 1992 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

  Level 10  Inns of Court 107 North Quay  Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 12 December 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded Pay a penalty of $5000 Pay costs of the Commissioner set at $2000

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HackettLPT06-015.pdf

 


MCCLELLAND, Douglas Laing (dob 21/01/1961)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 9 December 1999 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

D L McClelland & Co  Unit 2  University Square Olsen Avenue  PARKWOOD QLD 4214

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 24 November 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge - except in respect of particular 2.2(b) which was not established

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded in respect of charge 1 Local practicing certificate of the respondent be suspended for a period of 4 months Suspension be stayed for a period of 14 days to allow the respondent to make administrative arrangements for his practice

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

McClellandLPT06-013.pdf

 


MULLINS, Gerard (dob 28/03/1963)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 18 July 1988 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

  Level 13  95 North Quay  BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 23 November 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and fined $20000

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MullinsLPT06-012.pdf

 


JAMESON, Karl Storm (dob 14/11/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 January 1992 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Burns Jameson Lawyers    97 Creek Street  BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 15 November 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

JamesonLPT06-011.pdf

 


RAMSDEN, Shanan John Ryan (dob 29/11/1977)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 4 February 2002 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Michael Podmore & Associates  Level 4  16 Queensland Avenue  BROADBEACH 4218

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 15 November 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and fined $5000

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RamsdenLPT06-010.pdf

 


PODMORE, Michael Lee (dob 08/08/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 17 December 1986 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Michael Podmore & Associates  Level 4  16 Queensland Ave  Broadbeach 4218

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 25 October 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 10 charges

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PodmoreLPT06-005.pdf

PodmoreLPT06-006.pdf

 


TOWERS, John William (dob 26/02/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 7 June 1993 Victoria

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Coyne Coyne and Towers  no longer active      

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 22 May 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 9 charges.

Penalty:

Struck off and ordered to pay compensation of $8,788.22

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

TowersLPT06-003.pdf

 


WILLIAMS, Edward Paul (dob 22/06/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 3 February 1976 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Paul Williams Solicitors  Suite 11 Ground Floor Pentagon Building  29 Grafton Street  Cairns 4870

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 22 May 2006

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 4 charges

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and fined $1,000

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WilliamsLPT06-004.pdf

 


BAKER, Michael Vincent (dob 30/06/1946)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 1971 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Baker Johnson  Level 1  262 Adelaide St  BRISBANE QLD  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Friday, 5 May 2006

Findings:

Guilty of 5 charges of professional misconduct. Guilty of 2 charges of unsatisfactory professional conduct.

Penalty:

Struck off.

Appeal:

Yes The Commissioner successfully appealed the decision of the Tribunal to stay the strike-off pending a foreshadowed appeal by Mr Baker (23/12/05). The appeal by Mr Baker was subsequently dismissed (05/05/06).

 

Report/s:

Baker-LPT-270905.pdf

Baker-LPT-131005.pdf

Baker-LPT-131005stay.pdf

Baker-LPT-281005.pdf

Baker-QCA-050506.pdf

Baker-QCA-231205.pdf

 


NGUYEN, Tung (dob 01/01/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 15 November 1999 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Southside Lawyers    22 Tamarind St  INALA 4077

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 29 November 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and fined $4000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

NguyenLPT05-07.pdf

 


WILLIAMS, Gregory Paul (dob 15/05/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 27 August 1984 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Greg Williams & Co    PO Box 287   Mooloolaba 4557

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 29 November 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WilliamsLPT05-008.pdf

 


WILLIAMS, Davida Ellen (aka Davida Jan Wilson) (dob 30/07/1958)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Tuesday, 2 February 1982 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

N/A        

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 24 October 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off (under the names Davida Ellen Williams and Davida Jan Wilson)

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WilliamsDLPT05-006.pdf

 


WILLIAMS, Gregory Paul (dob 15/05/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 27 August 1984 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Greg Williams & Co    4/175 Brisbane Rd  MOOLOOLABA  4557

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal SCT/119, QCA05-388

Date of decision:

Friday, 21 October 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $10,000.00 and suspended for 12 months (if practitioner defaults on orders). Orders: complete trust account & professional standards modules of Practice Management Course, install computerised accounting system, regular audits

Appeal:

Yes Decision of Court of Appeal delivered on 21 October 2005 was to vary the order of the Solicitors Complaints Tribunal by deleting the period of suspension of 12 months and inserting instead 6 months on and from 21 April 2005.

 

Report/s:

GPWilliamsSCT119.pdf

GPWilliamsQCA05-388.pdf

 


BUSSA, Giovanni Pietro (dob 21/02/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 July 1984 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

John Bussa & Co    634-638 Lutwyche Rd  Lutwyche 4130

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 October 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 5 charges.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and ordered to be fined $6000, audited by QLS (see decision) and to pay $7347.60 compensation.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BUSSALPT05-005.pdf

 


ZAGHINI, Leroy Michael (dob 22/01/1948)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 September 1975 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Corporate Business Lawyers    80 Manly Drive  Robina 4226

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 October 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 2 charges. Guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded and fined $6000.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ZaghiniLPT05-004.pdf

 


BRYANT, Kara (dob 10/10/1976)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 31 January 2000 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Boulton Cleary & Kern     Cnr Sabina & Woolcock St  THE LAKES TOWNSVILLE  4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 October 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on 1 charge.

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BryantLPT05-003.pdf

 


TWOHILL, Michael Vincent (dob 06/01/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 31 October 1983 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Twohill Lawyers  Level 1 L J Hooker House   Cnr Frigo Crt & Crombie Ave  BUNDALL QLD 4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 15 June 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Fined $5000. To complete the next available Queensland Law Society Trust Accounting training course.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Twohill_LPT05-001.pdf

 


BROWN, Trevor John (dob )

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Direct Money Corporation Pty Ltd  Level 1 Suite 5  445 Upper Edward Street  Spring Hill  4004

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 12 May 2005

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Brown.pdf

 


HOCKEY, Stephen John (dob 03/02/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 23 November 1981 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Stephen Hockey & Associates    11 Karp Court  Bundall Qld 4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Legal Practice Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 13 December 2004

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HockeyLPT-SC9618-04.pdf

 


TUNN, John Thomas (dob 08/03/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 30 January 1979 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Tunns Lawyers  Level 8  183 North Quay  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 1 July 2004

Findings:

Guilty of unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off (majority decision) and ordered to pay compensation

Appeal:

Yes Mr Tunn appealed to the Court of Appeal. His appeal was dismissed on 5 November 2004.

 

Report/s:

TunnQCA04-412.pdf

TunnSCT124.pdf

 


COOPER, Owen Frank (dob 29/07/1943)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 8 March 1996 N.S.W.

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Colwell Wright    2/77 Hope Street  SOUTH BRISBANE  4101

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 28 April 2004

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $4,000.00, ordered to complete professional standards module of Practice Management Course, undertaking to pay compensation

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

cooper.pdf

 


VOLL, Paul Michael (dob 23/07/1970)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Paul Voll  Level 2  131 Leichhardt Street  SPRING HILL  4004

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 16 April 2004

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

voll.pdf

 


COP, Frank Nicholas (dob 15/11/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 April 1993 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Cop & Co    17 Oceanic Street  WELLINGTON POINT  4160

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00, ordered to complete Professional Standards module of Practice Managment Course, ordered to pay compensation, undertaking to become a member of local district law association and maintain membership

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

cop.pdf

 


CROAKER, Lloyd John (dob 14/01/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 May 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

The Law Place    532 Lutwyche Road  LUTWYCHE  4030

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 15 December 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

croaker.pdf

 


ALLEN, Robert Arthur (dob 05/12/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 15 December 1972 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Whitman & Co  4th Level Northpoint  231 North Quay  BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 26 November 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Allen.pdf

 


HARVEY, Michael James (dob 30/09/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 8 February 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Elliott & Harvey    4/1953 Logan Road  UPPER MOUNT GRAVATT  4122

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 24 November 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

harvey.pdf

 


BEVAN, Peter Curtiss (dob 17/08/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 July 1983 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Bevan & Griffin  1st Floor  175 Sturt Street  TOWNSVILLE  4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 19 November 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $3,000.00, ordered to complete Practice Management module of Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

bevan.pdf

 


BEAMES, Douglas Macleod (dob 08/06/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 10 October 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Chris Reeve & Co  Suite 15  113 Poinciana Avenue  TEWANTIN  4565

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 17 November 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

beames.pdf

 


DA COSTA, Bruce Graeme (dob 12/01/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 6 May 1988 Admission date unknown but believed to be 6 May 1988 - VIC

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Bruce Da Costa (not practising)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 29 October 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DaCostaSCT111.pdf

 


LATHER, Stephen Paul (dob 28/07/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 February 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Radcliff Lather & Buckland    4 Skiff Street  SOUTHPORT  4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 23 October 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

lather.pdf

 


CUMMINGS, Gary (dob 03/04/1940)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 14 December 1966 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Conveyancing Centre    9 Bay Street  SOUTHPORT  4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 21 October 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 12 months, fined $2,000.00, ordered to make restitution, ordered to complete trust accounting module of Practice Management Course, undertaking not to seek a principal level practising certificate

Appeal:

Yes The Attorney-General appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was dismissed on 21 October 2003.

 

Report/s:

CummingsQCA04-138.pdf

cummings.pdf

 


BAX, Dean Phillip (dob )

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

 

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Baker Johnson  Level 6 HSBC Building  300 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 17 September 2003

Findings:

Guilty of misconduct in relation to a practitioners practice

Penalty:

Not to be employed for 12 months in relation to a practitioners practice

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

bax.pdf

 


EBBOTT, Richard Frank (dob 21/09/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 2 February 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Richard Ebbott & Co  Level 7 Primary Producers House  183 North Quay  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 4 September 2003

Findings:

Gulity of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $25,000.00, undertaking not to act for both parties in conveyancing matters

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ebbott.pdf

 


WAKELING, Mark Robert (dob 13/01/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 November 1991 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Wakeling Lawyers  Level 8 MLC Centre  239 George Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 26 August 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Initally suspended for 2 years, ordered to practise for 5 years as an employee only and to complete Practice Management Course before applying for practising certificate but struck off on appeal

Appeal:

Yes The Queensland Law Society appealed the decision of the Solicitors Complaints Tribunal. The Court of Appeal struck Mr Wakeling off on 27 February 2004.

 

Report/s:

WakelingQCA04-042.pdf

wakeling.pdf

 


DAVIS, Norman Hugh (dob 31/10/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 3 November 1975 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Davis & Co    23 Gregory Street  BOWEN  4805

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 25 August 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 1 year

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Davis.pdf

 


LAWRENCE, Lindsay Terence (dob 25/06/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 July 1994 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lawrence & Associates  Level 2  172 Robertson Street  FORTITUDE VALLEY  4006

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 18 August 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 6 months, ordered to complete Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

lawrence.pdf

 


SPAIN, David William (dob 22/12/1948)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 July 1988 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Spains  Level 15 Corporate Centre   Cnr Ferry Road & Slayter Avenue  BUNDALL  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 28 July 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $12,000.00, undertaking not to act for both vendor and purchaser in any conveyancing transaction

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

spain.pdf

 


EVANS, David Alan (dob 18/12/1962)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 29 January 1996 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Wockner Partners Solicitors    26 Orchid Avenue  Surfers Paradise 4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 25 July 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $7,500, ordered to complete Professional Standards module of Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

evans2.pdf

 


LOCKHART, Robert Maxwell (dob 31/05/1960)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 31 January 1984 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lockhart R.M (not practising)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 3 July 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

lockhart.pdf

 


LYNCH, Paul Gerard (dob 07/12/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 1 February 1988 ACT

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lynch & Co  Level 18  300 Adelaide Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 1 July 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $20,000.00, ordered to pay compensation

Appeal:

Yes An appeal was lodged by the Queensland Law Society but a notice of discontinuance was filed by consent of the parties

 

Report/s:

lynch.pdf

 


BOYCE, Terence James (dob 07/01/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 2 April 1975 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Boyce Garrick    21 Brisbane Road  MOOLOOLABA  4557

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 23 June 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off and ordered to pay compensation

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

boyce.pdf

 


BARRELL, Alan Paul (dob 31/01/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 9 February 1973 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Barrell Lawyers    6 Walmer Court  CARINDALE  4152

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 16 June 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

barrell.pdf

 


MARTELL, David John (dob 28/02/1968)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 1 February 1993 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Martells Lawyers  K-Tower, Level 12  269 Wickham Street  FORTITUDE VALLEY  4006

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 8 May 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 12 months, ordered to complete Practice Management Course, ordered to apply for an employee level practising certificiate and practise as an employee for 12 months before applying for principal level

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

martell.pdf

 


ROCHE, Barry Joseph (dob 11/06/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1989 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

ACT

Law practice:

Watling Roche    30 Dusk Street  KENMORE  4069

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 8 May 2003

Findings:

Suspended in ACT for 18 months

Penalty:

Suspended for 18 months

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Roche2002ACTSC104.pdf

rocheb.pdf

 


ROCHE, Christopher (dob 09/09/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 February 1986 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

ACT

Law practice:

Watling Roche    30 Dusk Street  KENMORE  4069

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 8 May 2003

Findings:

Suspended in ACT for 18 months

Penalty:

Suspended for 18 months

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Roche2002ACTSC104.pdf

rochec.pdf

 


MILLER, Michael John (dob 28/11/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 4 February 1985 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Michael Miller  15th Floor Commonwealth Bank Building  240 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 14 April 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $3,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

miller.pdf

 


RIDGE, Michael Andrew (dob 20/06/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 24 February 1986 Papua New Guinea

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Griffiths Parry Lawyers    12 Otranto Avenue  CALOUNDRA  4551

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 1 April 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ridge.pdf

 


ROCHE, Stephen Francis (dob 21/11/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 16 December 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Shine Roche McGowan    126 Russell Street  TOOWOOMBA  4350

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Friday, 28 March 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 12 months

Appeal:

Yes Mr Roche appealed and the Queensland Law Society cross-appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was dismissed on 31 October 2003

 

Report/s:

RocheQCA03-469.pdf

roches.pdf

 


WHITMAN, Paul Francis (dob 05/02/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 February 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Whitman & Co  4th Level Northpoint  231 North Quay  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 12 February 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 9 months

Appeal:

Yes Mr Whitman and Queensland Law Society both appealed to the Court of Appeal. Both appeals were dismissed on 17 October 2003

 

Report/s:

WhitmanQCA03-438.pdf

whitman.pdf

 


SCIACCA, Joseph Antonio (dob 13/06/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 11 June 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Australasian Lawyers & Consultants  1st Floor Paradise Chambers  32 The Esplanade  PARADISE POINT  4216

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 10 January 2003

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $4,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

sciacca.pdf

 


PENNISI, Vincent (dob 24/05/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 March 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

V. Pennisi & Associates    818 Gympie Road  CHERMSIDE  4032

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 17 December 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $10,000.00, suspended for 12 months if practitioner defaults in the perfomance of terms of the order, ordered to complete trust account module of the Practice Management Course, ordered to have reports of practice for 3 years

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PennisiSCT84.pdf

 


STEVENSON, Craig Leonard (dob 24/06/1972)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

A Ace Solicitors    19 Devoy Street  ASHGROVE  4060

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 9 December 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00, suspended for 12 months if practitioner defaults in the performance of the terms of the Order, ordered to complete trust account module of the Practice Management Course, ordered to have files audited

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

StevensonSCT90.pdf

 


PRATT, Norris Harry (dob )

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 1976 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 5 December 2002

Findings:

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PrattQCA02-532.pdf

 


ROSKAM, Patricia Lee (dob )

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

 

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Andersens Solicitors  Unit 22  1048-1052 Beaudesert Road  COOPERS PLAINS  4108

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 12 November 2002

Findings:

Guilty of misconduct in relation to a practioners practice

Penalty:

Not to be employed in relation to a practitioners practice

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RoskamSCT85.pdf

 


DA COSTA, Bruce Graeme (dob 12/01/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 6 May 1988 Admission date unknown but believed to be 6 May 1988 - VIC

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Bruce Da Costa (not practising )       N/A 

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 22 October 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 2 years, ordered to complete Practice Management Course before applying for Practising Certificate

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DaCostaSCT82.pdf

 


RAE, Andrew Alexander Watson (dob 14/01/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 14 December 1984 ACT

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Andrew Rae & Associates  Shop 7B Beerwah Shopping Village   Simpson Street  BEERWAH  4519

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 15 October 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off, ordered to make restitution

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RaeSCT79.pdf

 


PURYER, Terence Robert (dob 14/10/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 1 March 1979 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Puryer & Co  Level 8  157 Ann Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 17 September 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 12 months, orders: only to apply for an employee level practising certificate for 12 months, complete Practice Management Course excluding trust account module, pay compensation, deliver file

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Puryer Terence Robert, Puryer & Co - SCT/77

puryer

puryer.pdf

 


EBBETT, Debera Anne (dob 19/08/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 7 November 1994 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ebbett & Associates    13A William Street  BEAUDESERT  4285

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 10 September 2002

Findings:

Guilty of both professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ebbett.pdf

 


SEIDENSTICKER, Helmuth (dob 10/11/1971)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 10 April 1995 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Milburns Solicitors       Hervey Bay 

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 10 September 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

SeidenstickerSCT28.pdf

 


ANDERSEN, Ole Schroll (dob 14/07/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 17 August 1976 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ole Andersen  3rd Floor,  180 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 13 August 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

AndersenSCT74.pdf

 


McKEAN, David Andrew (dob )

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 23 March 1971 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

NSW

Law practice:

(not practising)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 2 July 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

McKeanSCT39.pdf

 


FISHER, David (dob )

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

 

Home jurisdiction:

N/A

Law practice:

McInnes Wilson  Level 16 Central Plaza One  345 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 26 June 2002

Findings:

Guilty of misconduct in relation to a practitioners practice

Penalty:

Not to be employed in relation to a practitioners practice

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

FisherSCT62.pdf

 


LAWRENCE, Lindsay Terence (dob 25/06/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 July 1994 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lawrence & Associates  Level 2  172 Robertson Street  FORTITUDE VALLEY  4006

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 11 June 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00, ordered to have files audited twice by senior practitioner on behalf of Queensland Law Society and reports submitted regarding those audits

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LawrenceSCT67.pdf

 


HUDDLESTON, Gregory John (dob 11/11/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 6 January 1992 ACT

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Huddleston Solicitors    53 Maryland Street  STANTHORPE  4380

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 11 June 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00, ordered to attend Practice Management Course, ordered to have practice audited by the Queensland Law Society and reports made, undertaking to have QLS as co-signatory on trust account

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HuddlestonSCT71.pdf

HuddlestonSCT71correction.pdf

 


KEHOE, Myles Anthony (dob 22/10/1962)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 21 November 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Proctor Kehoe  Suite 45 Level 11 Astor Centre  445 Upper Edward Street  SPRING HILL  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 June 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KehoeSCT68.pdf

 


SMITH, Daryl Kingsley Clark (dob 05/08/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 30 March 1981 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Brett & Black  Shop 2 The Meadows Convenience Centre   Karawatha Street  BUDERIM MEADOWS  4556

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 8 May 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Fined $10,000.00, ordered to have files inspected and reported on, ordered to pay compensation, undertaking to complete Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DarylSmithSCT65.pdf

 


JENSEN, Peter (dob 23/04/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 12 August 1980 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Jensens Solicitors  3rd Floor  130 Bundall Road  BUNDALL  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 30 April 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

JensenSCT70.pdf

 


CHENEY, Jennifer Mary (dob 24/04/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 15 August 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Chelmer Legal Practice  3rd floor  130 Bundall Rd  BUNDALL 4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 30 April 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off (majority decision)

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CheneySCT55.pdf

 


LINDSAY, Alan Raymond (dob 01/11/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 August 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lindsay A.R (not practising)        

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 23 April 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LindsaySCT69.pdf

 


PARTOS, Tom (dob )

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

 N/A

Home jurisdiction:

N/A

Law practice:

Chelmer Legal Practice    175 Honour Avenue  CHELMER  4068

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 9 April 2002

Findings:

Guilty of misconduct

Penalty:

Not to be employed in relation to a practitioners practice

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PartosSCT63.pdf

 


NIELSEN-BROWN, Sean Vincent (dob 27/02/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 17 February 1992 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Law Partners  Level 9 Toowong Tower  9 Sherwood Road  TOOWONG  4066

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Nielsen-BrownSCT59.pdf

 


LENNON, Anthony Graham (dob 26/02/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 August 1982 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

B.W. Johnston & Associates  Lot 6   Speewah Road  KURANDA  4872

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $1,500 and suspended to 30 June 2002

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LennonSCT64.pdf

 


HUGHES, Bronwyn Sibylla (dob 28/06/1962)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 22 October 1993 ACT

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Northside Lawyers  Level 1  131 Leichhardt Street  SPRING HILL  4004

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HughesSCT51.pdf

 


TRISCOTT, Paul Anthony (dob 10/11/1942)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 1 March 1967 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Triscott & Associates    10 Paxton Street  SPRINGWOOD  4127

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 19 March 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

TriscottSCT66.pdf

 


LOBBEZOO, David Anthony (dob 19/12/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 1 June 1981 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lobbezoo Commercial & Property Lawyers  Suite 5  2 Classic Way  BURLEIGH WATERS  4220

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 19 February 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 6 months

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LobbezooSCT61.pdf

 


BROOKE, Peter John Newton (dob 01/10/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 12 August 1980 Admission date unknown but believed to be 12 Aug 1980 - NSW

Home jurisdiction:

NSW

Law practice:

Peter Brooke & Company    4 Seaview Street  KINGSCLIFF  2487

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 12 February 2002

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BrookeSCT56.pdf

 


LILLIE, Dennis John (dob 28/10/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 26 September 1972 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lillie & Associates  7th Floor Sherwood House  39 Sherwood Road  TOOWONG  4066

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 11 December 2001

Findings:

Finding of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LillieSCT60.pdf

 


YOUNG, Tara Virginia (dob )

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 13 July 1992 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 6 November 2001

Findings:

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

YoungQCA01-556.pdf

 


BEATTIE, Morris George Scott (dob 19/06/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 15 December 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Kenneth Stewart & Co  Level 7, Seabank  12 Marine Parade  SOUTHPORT 4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 23 October 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BeattieSCT52.pdf

 


GREENLAND, Bruce William (dob 30/10/1939)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 13 April 1965 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Bruce Greenland    15 Grice Avenue  PARADISE POINT  4216

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 9 October 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $2,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GreenlandSCT53.pdf

 


O’CALLAGHAN Jnr, James Patrick (dob 24/09/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 February 1980 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Corrs Chambers Westgarth  Levels 34 & 35 Waterfront Place  1 Eagle Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 9 October 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

OCallaghanSCT57.pdf

 


LAVERY, Joseph Gerald (dob 18/12/1942)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 9 July 1982 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lavery & Associates  Shop 1  53 The Esplanade  MAROOCHYDORE  4558

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 23 August 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LaverySCT50.pdf

 


QUINN, Michael Morrison (dob 08/02/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 March 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Quinn & Scattini  Level 28, Central Plaza One  345 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 18 May 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 6 months, fined $15,000.00, ordered not to practise as a sole practitioner or be a signatory to a trust account or operate or control the accounting system of a legal practice for 2 years

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

QuinnSCT49.pdf

 


KHAN, Iftakhr Iqbal Ahmed (dob 29/03/1949)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Thursday, 8 June 2000 Qld (under Mutual Recognition Act - initally admitted Fiji 24/10/80)

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 13 March 2001

Findings:

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KhanQCA01-092.pdf

 


PURYER, Terence Robert (dob 14/10/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 1 March 1979 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Puryer & Co  Level 8  157 Ann Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 7 March 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $30,000.00, ordered: to have files audited and reported on, to attend Practice Management Course trust account module, undertaking to provide itemised bills to clients and account for trust funds

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

PuryerSCT40.pdf

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GRAY, Anthony David (dob 07/11/1964)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 9 June 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Grays Professional Services Group  Level 4  26 Orchid Avenue  SURFERS PARADISE  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 6 March 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GraySCT46.pdf

 


LANCASTER, Jonathan Paul (dob 21/10/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 1 February 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lancaster Law  Suite 3  78 Bulcock Street  CALOUNDRA  4551

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 28 February 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LancasterSCT45.pdf

 


HOOLIHAN, Stephen Joseph (dob 10/11/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 February 1979 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

S.J. Hoolihan & Associates  The Sandstone Building  740 Nicklin Way  CURRIMUNDI  4551

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 20 February 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $3,500.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HoolihanSCT48.pdf

 


RADICH, Nicholas Charles Luke (dob 18/10/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 11 February 1977 NZ

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Broadbent Radich Sampson  Suite 32, Level 1, Pegasus Centre  42 Bundall Road  BUNDALL  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 13 February 2001

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $15,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RadichSCT38.pdf

 


CASEY, Gregory John (dob 09/07/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 December 1969 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Greg Casey    6 Dayboro Road  PETRIE  4502

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 29 November 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CaseySCT43.pdf

 


CARR, Ronald Keith (dob 29/09/1948)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 February 1981 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

J.B. Stevenson & Company  1st Floor  173 Beaudesert Road  MOOROOKA  4105

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 29 November 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $9,000.00, ordered to complete Practice Management Course, ordered to have files audited, ordered to pay compensation

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CarrSCT41.pdf

 


CROWLEY, Paul John (dob 06/04/1966)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 17 February 1992 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Paul Crowley, Solicitor  Level 21 Hooker House  127 Creek Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 29 November 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CrowleySCT44.pdf

 


NETTLETON, Robert Bruce Richard (dob 11/10/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 November 1981 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

R.B.R. Nettleton & Co  Office 14 Middys Complex  19 Main Street  BUDERIM  4556

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 21 November 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended to the later of 30 Jan 2001 or such time as the Council of the Queensland Law Society is satisfied he is a fit and proper person to hold a practicising certificate.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

NettletonSCT42.pdf

 


DOWN, Gary Thomas (dob 29/01/1942)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 30 August 1966 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

G.T. Down  Level 1  26 King Street  KINGAROY  4610

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 1 August 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DownSCT22.pdf

 


NANTES, Colin Richard (dob 23/02/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 17 July 1979 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Nantes, Brenan & Watt    7 Bondi Avenue  MERMAID BEACH  4218

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 July 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

NantesSCT35.pdf

 


DARVENIZA, Paul Matthew (dob )

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 10 April 1995 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

        

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Monday, 5 June 2000

Findings:

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DarvenizaQCA00-253.pdf

 


SMITH, Andrew John (dob 02/06/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 1990 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Kenyons Solicitors        

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 April 2000

Findings:

Guilty of unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

AndrewSmithCA.pdf

SmithCA00-109.pdf

 


REDDY, Michael John (dob 04/10/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 26 April 1983 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Welldon Zande & Reddy  On the Roundabout  1015 Anzac Avenue  PETRIE  4502

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 29 March 2000

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $4,000.00, undertaking to complete Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ReddySCT33.pdf

 


CARBERRY, Christopher Michael (dob 27/04/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 31 January 1984 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Carberrys    60 Barmore Street  TARRAGINDI  4121

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Monday, 6 March 2000

Findings:

Guilty of unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct

Penalty:

Initial penalty suspended for 12 months, ordered to complete Practice Management Course and ordered to pay compensation but struck off on appeal

Appeal:

Yes The Attorney-General and the QLS both appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was allowed and Mr Carberry was struck off on 7 September 2000.

 

Report/s:

CarberryQCA00-450.pdf

CarberryCA.pdf

CarberrySCT31.pdf

 


WRIGHT, Wendy Ann (dob 11/07/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 15 August 1986 ACT

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Colwell Wright    2/77 Hope Street  SOUTH BRISBANE  4101

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 22 December 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

Yes Ms Wright appealed to the Court of Appeal. Her appeal was dismissed on 28 February 2000.

 

Report/s:

WrightSCT29.pdf

WrightQCA01-058.pdf

 


CARROLL, Patrick Edward (dob 06/09/1942)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 October 1969 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

P.E. Carroll & Associates    11 Bambaroo Close  NAMBOUR  4560

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Thursday, 18 November 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $500.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CarrollSCT27.pdf

 


NETTLETON, Robert Bruce Richard (dob 11/10/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 November 1981 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

R.B.R. Nettleton & Co  Office 14  19 Main Street  BUDERIM 4556

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 8 September 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $25,000.00, undertakings: to make restitution payments, to appoint independent estates practictioner to handle a particular client affairs, to have practice supervised and reports provided, to complete Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

NettletonSCT18.pdf

 


ATKINS, Barry Edward (dob 27/06/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 16 May 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Barry Atkins    107 Herries Street  TOOWOOMBA  4350

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Monday, 23 August 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $12,000.00, undertakings: to have a co-signatory to trust account, to pay comensation, to confine practice to certain areas, to undertake trust account module of the Practice Management Course

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

AtkinsSCT4and20.pdf

 


O’NEILL, Peter John (dob 14/12/1956)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 4 March 1980 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

O’Neill Owens  Suite 4  144A Bayview Street  RUNAWAY BAY  4216

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 10 August 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

ONeillSCT19.pdf

 


MARSDEN, Eleanor (dob 10/11/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 1971 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ellie Marsden  Goldco House  64 Ferny Avenue  SURFERS PARADISE  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 10 August 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MarsdenSCT17.pdf

 


CHENEY, Jennifer Mary (dob 24/04/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 15 August 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Chelmer Legal Practice    175 Honour Avenue  CHELMER  4068

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 27 July 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $2,500.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CheneySCT13.pdf

 


LAUCHLAND, Andrew Charles (dob 09/02/1958)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 2 February 1982 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Raj Lawyers  Level 2 Central Plaza Two  66 Eagle Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 13 July 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LauchlandSCT16.pdf

 


BARRELL, Alan Paul (dob 31/01/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 9 February 1973 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Barrell Lawyers    6 Walmer Court  CARINDALE  4152

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Sunday, 6 June 1999

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $3,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BarrellSCT15.pdf

 


BESTON, Bernard Paul (dob 29/06/1946)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 19 December 1969 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Beston & Company  Phoenix House  3 Violet Street  REDCLIFFE  4020

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 25 November 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $5,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BestonSCT12.pdf

 


WILLIAMS, Gregory John (dob 20/10/1944)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 16 December 1969 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Gregory Williams  Advance Bank House  10 Felix Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 3 November 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

Yes Mr Williams appealed to the Court of Appeal but subsequently filed a notice of discontinuance.

 

Report/s:

GJWilliamsSCT11.pdf

 


WEBSTER, Ronald James (dob 02/10/1939)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 9 June 1969 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

R. J Webster  Suite 13 Tamborine Plaza   Cnr Beacon & Main Western Rd  NORTH TAMBORINE  4272

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 3 July 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 1 year

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

WebsterSCT6.pdf

 


CREEDON, Mark Allan (dob 01/11/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1989 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Creedon Lawyers  Bowen Chambers  23 Rose Street  WOOLOOWIN  4030

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 30 June 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CreedonSCT9.pdf

 


MALLETT, Patrick Desmond (dob 02/10/1963)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 1 March 1989 N.T.

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Patrick Mallett & Associates  3rd Floor Heritage Plaza  400 Ruthven Street  TOOWOOMBA  4350

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 16 June 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

MallettSCT2and8.pdf

 


ROBINSON, Michael Gerard (dob 24/08/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 18 July 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Robinson & Robinson  Level 1  66 Appel Street  SURFERS PARADISE  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 27 May 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $20,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

RobinsonSCT5.pdf

 


GORDON, Leon Martin (dob 03/11/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 28 February 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Leon Gordon & Associates  Suite 8  1000 Waterworks Road  THE GAP  4061

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 13 May 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GordonSCT3.pdf

 


GREGORY, Greg (dob 13/05/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 February 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Clinton R. Smith & Associates  Level 4 The Forum  26 Orchid Avenue  SURFERS PARADISE  4217

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 13 May 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Suspended for 2 years and ordered to pay compensation but struck off on appeal.

Appeal:

Yes The Attorney-General appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was allowed and Mr Gregory was struck off on 4 December 1998. Mr Gregory applied for readmission in September 2001 but was refused.

 

Report/s:

GregorySCT7.pdf

GregoryQCA98-409.pdf

GregoryQCA01-499.pdf

 


LATHER, Stephen Paul (dob 28/07/1954)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 28 February 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Radcliff Lather & Buckland    4 Skiff Street  SOUTHPORT  4215

 

Disciplinary body:

Solicitors Complaints Tribunal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 5 May 1998

Findings:

Guilty of unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $7,500.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

LatherSCT1.pdf

 


DAVIES, Graham (dob 27/06/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 1 April 1971 Vic

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Graham Davies & Associates  7th floor NorthPoint  231 North Quay  BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 28 January 1998

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DaviesSC373.pdf

 


HOOLIHAN, Stephen Joseph (dob 10/11/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 February 1979 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

S. J. Hoolihan & Associates  The Sandstone Building  740 Nicklin Way  CURRIMUNDI  4551

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 11 November 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

Penalty:

Fined $15,000.00, ordered to have files audited

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HoolihanSC391.pdf

 


SMITH, Henry William (dob 30/08/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 22 November 1968 NSW

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

H.W Smith & Associates    30 Griffith Street  COOLANGATTA  4225

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 11 November 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended until the Council of the QLS is satisfied he is a fit and proper person to hold a practising certificate but struck off on appeal.

Appeal:

Yes The Attorney-General and the Queensland Law Society appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was allowed by consent and Mr Smith was struck off on 27 April 1998

 

Report/s:

HenrySmithSC384.pdf

HenrySmithCA.pdf

 


D’ARCY, Ian Kenneth (dob 01/01/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 10 October 1978 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

D’Arcys  Unit 4  342 Old Cleveland Road  COORPAROO  4151

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Thursday, 4 September 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended from 1 November 1997 to 30 September 1998, ordered to provide proper accounting of trust account, ordered to produce file to the Queensland Law Society.

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

DArcySC392.pdf

 


BAX, Craig Stephen (dob 26/11/1965)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 15 May 1989 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Baker Johnson Lawyers  Level 6 HSBC Building  300 Queen Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 29 July 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Fined $15,000.00 but struck off on appeal.

Appeal:

Yes The Attorney-General and the QLS appealed to the the Court of Appeal. The appeal was allowed and Mr Bax was struck off on 12 May 1998

 

Report/s:

BaxSC393.pdf

BaxCA.pdf

BaxQCA98-089.pdf

 


KHAN, Iftakhar Iqbal Ahmad (dob 29/03/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 24 October 1980 Fiji

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Iqbal Khan & Associates  Ground Floor Arcade  365 Mortimer Road  ACACIA RIDGE  4110

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 15 July 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $1,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

KhanSC390.pdf

 


CREMIN, Howard James Charles (dob 12/12/1948)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 3 June 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

James Cremin & Co  Shop 1  25 Ferguson Street  ALBANY CREEK  4035

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 8 July 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 8 months (taken as suspension already served by order Queensland Law Society Council), undertaking not to apply for principal practising certificate for 2 years and to complete Practice Management Course before applying

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CreminSC395.pdf

 


BALLMENT, Neil Mervyn (dob 23/04/1948)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 20 August 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ballment Parker & Associates  Vanessa Court  10 Vanessa Boulevarde  SPRINGWOOD  4127

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 17 June 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 5 years (stayed on undertakings not to practicise as a principal for 5 years and then to complete Practice Management course, to obtain acknowledgment from any employer that files will be supervised)

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

BallmentSC389.pdf

 


HARVEY, Michael James (dob 30/09/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 8 February 1974 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Elliott & Harvey    4/1953 Logan Road  UPPER MT GRAVATT  4122

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 3 June 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $15,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

HarveySC388.pdf

 


McGUIRE, Denis James (dob 26/03/1947)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 14 October 1975 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

John Katahanas & Company    79 Vulture Street  WEST END  4101

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 4 March 1997

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Fined $3,000.00

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

McGuireSC386.pdf

 


CROWLEY, Paul John (dob 06/04/1966)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 17 February 1992 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Paul Crowley, Solicitor  Level 21 Hooker House  127 Creek Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 10 December 1996

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Suspended for 6 months, fined $5,000, undertaking not to apply for principal practising certificate before 31 December 1999

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

CrowleySC383.pdf

 


BARRY, Gregory John (dob 01/01/1961)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 1 September 1986 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Barry & Company  Suite 45 Cleveland House   Corner Bloomfield & Queen Sts  CLEVELAND  4163

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 30 October 1996

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Struck off

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

Barry.pdf

 


MEAD, Maxwell James (dob 12/04/1949)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 2 April 1975 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Maxwell Mead & Young  Level 4 Suite 43 Bowman House  276 Edward Street  BRISBANE  4000

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee, then Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 18 September 1996

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Initally suspended for 1 year but struck off on appeal

Appeal:

Yes The Queensland Law Society appealed to the Court of Appeal. The appeal was allowed and Mr Mead was struck off on 22 April 1997.

 

Report/s:

MeadSC378.pdf

MeadQCA97-083.pdf

 


GRAHAM, Michael Anthony (dob 22/05/1967)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 1990 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Munro Thompson  Level 2,  77 The Esplanade,  MOOLOOLABA 4557

 

Disciplinary body:

Statutory Committee

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 3 September 1996

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct

Penalty:

Censured

Appeal:

No 

 

Report/s:

GrahamSC379.pdf

 

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