Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Legal Services Commissioner v Hinschen [2015] QCAT 122 (OCR283-13) Justice D Thomas, President 22 April 2015

Full-text: QCAT15-122.pdf


PROFESSIONS AND TRADES – LAWYERS – COMPLAINTS AND DISCIPLINE – DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS – PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT OR UNSATISFACTORY PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT – where the respondent was charged with failing to reach or keep a reasonable standard of competence or diligence with regard to the conduct of a client’s matter – where the respondent was charged with breaching section 443(3) of the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) – whether the respondent’s conduct constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct or professional misconduct