Misconduct

Misconduct

About misconduct

The Commissioner is responsible for investigating complaints about the conduct of lawyers

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Misconduct definitions

There are two definitions of misconduct under the Act; Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct and Professional Misconduct.

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Misconduct examples

There are various types of behaviours and actions by a lawyer that may amount to misconduct.

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Disciplining misconduct

The Commissioner has a range of powers to deal with Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct and Professional Misconduct.

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