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BROWN, Peter Mitchell (dob 08/08/1965)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 1990 QCAT

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Browns Lawyers 79 West Burleigh Road BURLEIGH HEADS 4220

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Friday, 10 August 2018

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on all charges

Penalty:

1. Respondent is publicly reprimanded;
2. Respondent shall pay a pecuniary penalty in the sum of $4,000.00;
3. Respondent is to undertake the Ethics Course facilitated by the Queensland Law Society within 12 months;
4. Any Practicing Certificate granted to the respondent is to contain a condition that he not accept from 1 July 2018 appointment under a Power of Attorney and other conditions as remain necessary, to give effect to the conditions of the Practicing Certificate granted by the Queensland Law Society on 20 June 2018;
5. Respondent shall pay the applicant’s costs of and incidental to this proceeding, to be assessed on a standard basis, on the Supreme Court scale.

Appeal:

-

 

Report/s:

BROWNOCR072-18.pdf


QUINN, Michael James (dob 27/09/1973)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 2001 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Q5 Law Pty Ltd 40 Tank Street BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct on all charges.
Convicted of fraud. Trust Account deficiencies - 24 charges in total for breaches of ss58, 248, 249, 259(1) and 261 of the Legal Profession Act.

Penalty:

Recommended that Mr Quinn's name be removed from the Roll of Solicitors in Queensland. ordered to pay applicant's costs as assessed.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

QUINNOCR182-13.pdf


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 July 1994 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lawrence and Associates 4 Byres Street NEWSTEAD QLD 4006

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Findings:

1. Declared respondent's conduct subject of charges 1, 3, 4 & 5 amounts to professional misconduct.
2. Charge 2 dismissed
Charge 1:failure to maintain reasonable standards of competence & diligence. Charge 2:mislead client. Charge 3:failure to comply with s443 notices. Charge 4:failure to lodge external examiner's reports. Charge 5: failure to comply with s443 notices.

Penalty:

Recommended that the name of the respondent be removed from the local roll. Respondent to pay applicant's costs of and incidental to the application to be assessed on standard basis.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

LAWRENCEOCR121-15.pdf


KUMAR, Amitesh (dob 24/10/1980)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 8 September 2003 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

McCarthy Durie Lawyers 80 Old Cleveland Road CAPALABA Brisbane Qld 4157

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Findings:

Guilty of professional misconduct.
Charge - misappropriation of trust funds.

Penalty:

1. Publicly reprimanded.
2. Suspended from practice until 26 January 2021.
3. Ordered to pay applicant's costs.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

KUMAROCR170-17.pdf


CONRADIE, Erich Hein (dob 16/06/1971)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Friday, 18 April 2008 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Conradie and Associates 3 / 645 Sherwood Road SHERWOOD Brisbane 4075

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Findings:

Guilty professional misconduct on charges 1, 3 and 4.
Charge 1 - failing to act with competence and diligence.
Charge 2 - failing to provide an itemised Bill when requested.
Charge 3 - improperly dealing with client's trust money in the sum of $10,000 for his own benefit.
Charge 4 - dishonestly preparing

Penalty:

12 month suspension from date of hearing until 6 February 2019.
Conditions placed on application for, and renewal of, practising certificates.
Costs of applicant as assessed.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

CONRADIEOCR064-16.pdf


FORWARD, Grant Reuben (dob 01/01/1953)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 April 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Grant Reuben Forward

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Findings:

Guilty of one count of professional misconduct for being convicted of a serious criminal offence.
One count of being convicted of a serious offence - section 408C of the Criminal Code (Fraud).

Penalty:

Removed from the Roll of Practitioners

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

FORWARDOCR154-17.pdf


WOODMAN, GARY ROBERT (dob 17/03/1955)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 November 1981 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

not currently practising

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Findings:

Engaged in professional misconduct.

Penalty:

Appeal allowed. Orders 2 and 3 of QCAT made on 8 November 2017 set aside. Respondent's name removed from the local roll of legal practitioners.

Appeal:

Yes

 

Report/s:

WOODMANOCR137-16.pdf

WOODMAN [2017] QCA12612.pdf


SHAND, Harold Warner (dob 04/04/1951)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 4 February 1975 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Not practising

 

Disciplinary body:

Court of Appeal

Date of decision:

Friday, 13 April 2018

Findings:

Guilty of Professional Misconduct
Conviction of a serious criminal offence (s420 of LPA)

Penalty:

Appeal allowed. Order 2 of the Decision of the QCAT dated 12 May 2017 be set aside. The name of the solicitor be removed from the roll. The respondent pay the costs of the Legal Services Commissioner to be assessed.

Appeal:

Yes

 

Report/s:

SHANDCA5758-5760-17-OCR163-13.pdf

SHANDOCR163-13.pdf


MCDONALD, Luke James (dob 10/03/1976)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 May 1998 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Corrs Chambers Westgarth 111 Eagle Street Brisbane 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Findings:

Guilty Professional misconduct on both charges.
Charge 1 Dishonesty made false entries into the time recording system
Charge 2 Acted dishonesty in permitting 23 clients to be charged by Corr Chambers Westgarth for work in excess of time spent and/or for work which was not done

Penalty:

Charge 1 The respondent be publicly reprimanded
Charge 2 Fined $20000
Charge 3 Prohibited from applying for or obtaining a certificate to practice as a Principal for 5 years after being granted an employee level practising certificate
Charge 4 Pay cos

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

McDONALDOCR061-15.pdf


, XBT (dob 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Findings:

Guilty professional misconduct on charges 1, 3 & 4.
Guilty unsatisfactory professional conduct.
Charge 1 - witness false declaration.
Charge 2 - send correspondence likely to bring profession into disrepute.
Charge 3 - breach of section 443(3).
Charge 4 - breach of section 443(3).

Penalty:

Public Reprimand.
Fined $750.00.
Costs of applicant as assessed.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

XBTOCR032-14-OCR083-15.pdf


CORBETT, Penelope Ann (dob 01/08/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 February 1991 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Cost Effective Lawyers 4 / 463 Gold Creek Road BROOKFIELD 4069

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Findings:

Guilty - professional misconduct on both charges
Charge 1 - failed to act in the best interests of her client.
Charge 2 - misappropriation of trust moneys.

Penalty:

Name of the respondent be removed from the Roll of Solicitors and costs to be assessed at scale.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

CORBETTOCR072-15.pdf


FAJARDO, Susan (dob 06/01/1952)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Sunday, 13 July 2003 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Level 1 / 370 George Street BRISBANE 4000

 

Disciplinary body:

QCAT

Date of decision:

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Findings:

Charge 1 - dismissed.
Charge 2 - proven. professional misconduct.
Charge 3 - proven. unsatisfactory professional conduct.
Charge 4 - proven. professional misconduct.
Charge 1 - failure of competence and diligence.
Charge 2 - breach of Barristers Rule 27.
Charge 3 - Breach of Barristers Rule 64.
Charge 4 - Swearing a false statutory declaration.

Penalty:

Publicly reprimanded.
Barred from applying for a practising certificate for 5 years.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

FAJARDOOCR088-15.pdf


FELLOWS, Michael Arthur (dob 25/05/1956)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Tuesday, 5 February 1980 Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Law practice:

Chambers 53 - 61 Wills Street TOWNSVILLE 4810

 

Disciplinary body:

Date of decision:

Friday, 6 October 2017

Findings:

Engaged in professional misconduct.

Penalty:

1. Respondent publicly reprimanded.
2. Respondent ordered to pay:
(a) pecuniary penalty in the sum of $6,000.00. and
(b) the applicant's costs of the application fixed in the sum of $4,000.00.

Appeal:

No

 

Report/s:

FELLOWSOCR027-14.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 Suite22 Cusack Lane JIMBOOMBA 4280

 

Disciplinary body:

Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal

Date of decision:

Friday, 1 September 2017

Findings:

Guilty of Professional Misconduct

Penalty:

Appeal allowed. The appellant be publicly sanctioned and suspended from practice from 22 May 2017 to 21 February 2018. The appellant receive counselling from a senior counsellor nominated by the President of the Queensland Law Society until 21 February 2019.

Appeal:

Yes

 

Report/s:

JENSENOCR069-14.pdf

JENSENQCA-189-17.pdf


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 14 December 1989 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Lexie Warren Solicitor 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


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

 

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 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 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 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 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:

Publicly reprimanded. Fined $6,000.00. Conditions on practicing 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:

Publicly 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

 

Report/s:

WATTSOCR077-12.pdf

WATTSQCA224.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 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

 

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 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

 

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 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 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 1 February 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

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

 


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 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 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


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


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


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

 

Report/s:

SINGHQCA13-384.pdf

SINGHQCAT13-154.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 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


SANO, Fusanobu Hiro (dob 16/06/1953)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 January 1997 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Asahi Legal Practice 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


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


LEE, John William (dob 09/08/1950)

Practitioner type:

Barrister

Admitted:

Monday, 17 May 1982 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

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

 

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

 

Report/s:

PURYER-QCAT13-407.pdf

PuryerQCA12-300.pdf

PURYERQCAT12-048.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

 

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 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 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


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


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) 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


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

 

Report/s:

DempseyHCASL132.pdf

DempseyLPT09-020.pdf

DempseyLPT09-023.pdf

DempseyQCA10-197.pdf


BRADSHAW, James Todd (dob 01/01/0001)

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:

RichardsonLPT09-017.pdf

RichardsonLPT09-026[2].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) 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 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 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 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 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 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 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


KINCAID, Catherine (dob 28/05/1952)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 27 April 1993 Queensland

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Michael Sing Lawyers 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 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


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


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 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

 

Report/s:

MaddenLPT08-002[1].pdf

MaddenQCA-30September2008.pdf

MaddenQCA-5March2008.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

 

Report/s:

Voll-QCA-2008-293.pdf

VollLPT08-1.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:

QuinnLPT1470-08-Order.pdf

QuinnLPT1470-08DisciplineApplication.pdf


PROSSER, Jill (dob 20/07/1950)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 15 December 1977 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lillas & Loel Lawyers 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 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) 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


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


CLAIR, Matthew John (dob 05/12/1979)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 2004 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Queensland

Law practice:

Gabriel Ruddy & Garett 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


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 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:

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 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:

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


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 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


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


PODMORE, Michael Lee (dob 08/08/1959)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Wednesday, 17 December 1986 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Michael Podmore & Associates 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

 

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 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 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

 

Report/s:

Baker-LPT-131005.pdf

Baker-LPT-131005stay.pdf

Baker-LPT-270905.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

 

Report/s:

GPWilliamsQCA05-388.pdf

GPWilliamsSCT119.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


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


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


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 31 October 1983 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Twohill Lawyers 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 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 November 1996 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Direct Money Corporation Pty Ltd 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 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

 

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 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 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 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 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 1

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

 

Report/s:

cummings.pdf

CummingsQCA04-138.pdf


BAX, Dean Phillip (dob 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Baker Johnson 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 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 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

 

Report/s:

wakeling.pdf

WakelingQCA04-042.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 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 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 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

 

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 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:

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 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

 

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 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

 

Report/s:

whitman.pdf

WhitmanQCA03-438.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 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 01/01/0001)

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 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Andersens Solicitors 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 1

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 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 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.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


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


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Tuesday, 17 August 1976 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ole Andersen 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 01/01/0001)

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 01/01/0001)

Practitioner type:

Law practice employee

Admitted:

Home jurisdiction:

N/A

Law practice:

McInnes Wilson 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


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


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 11 July 1994 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Lawrence & Associates 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


KEHOE, Myles Anthony (dob 22/10/1962)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 21 November 1988 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Proctor Kehoe 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 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 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 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 01/01/0001)

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 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 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 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 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

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 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 01/01/0001)

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 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 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 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 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 admi

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 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


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 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 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 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 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


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 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


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


CROWLEY, Paul John (dob 06/04/1966)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 17 February 1992 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Paul Crowley, Solicitor 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 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 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 01/01/0001)

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 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

 

Report/s:

CarberryCA.pdf

CarberryQCA00-450.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

 

Report/s:

WrightQCA01-058.pdf

WrightSCT29.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 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


MARSDEN, Eleanor (dob 10/11/1945)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 16 December 1971 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Ellie Marsden 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


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 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


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 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 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 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

 

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 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 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 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 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


GREGORY, Greg (dob 13/05/1957)

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Monday, 2 February 1987 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Clinton R. Smith & Associates 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

 

Report/s:

GregoryQCA01-499.pdf

GregoryQCA98-409.pdf

GregorySCT7.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 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


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 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 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

 

Report/s:

HenrySmithCA.pdf

HenrySmithSC384.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 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 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

 

Report/s:

BaxCA.pdf

BaxQCA98-089.pdf

BaxSC393.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 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 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 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 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 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 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

 

Report/s:

MeadQCA97-083.pdf

MeadSC378.pdf


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

Practitioner type:

Solicitor

Admitted:

Thursday, 13 December 1990 Qld

Home jurisdiction:

Qld

Law practice:

Munro Thompson 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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