A warm welcome to the blogosphere for the Queensland Law Society’s Ethics Blog, which is in its first posts, but attracts an impressive callibre of comments. The blog has a post about a recent, rare, decision about those rules about what to do in litigation if you discover your client is lying, or you find that you have inadvertently misled the court: Perpetual Trustee v Cowley  QSC 65. The solicitor got it wrong, and copped a personal costs order.
- It’s a new Victorian barrister blog a minute
- The Law Institute exercised jurisdiction it didn’t have on receiving a pecuniary loss dispute resolution request from a bankrupt
- Trustee has standing to apply to set aside costs agreement between bankrupt and solicitor
- The disgruntled beneficiary and the executor’s lawyer
- VCAT explores definition of professional misconduct at common law unconnected with legal practice