Mis’conduct proceedings based on evidence reported in the media’

ARITA advises that it can now ‘begin conduct proceedings [against its members] based on evidence reported in the media’.  Murrays Legal only reports matters substantiated in court, government, academic or other such sources.  In any event, whether that be ‘evidence’ is another matter. While we receive much lesser ‘popular media’ type information about people and […]

Insolvency remuneration – time-charging, or better?

Lawyers’ fees in class actions were the subject of a recent conference[1] paper by Sir Rupert Jackson, given in Melbourne, whose report in the UK has led to major costs budgeting reforms in the way lawyers must justify their fees. An Australian costs expert has extended this thinking to explain the need for insolvency professionals […]