The ABC brings word that the Law Society is getting tough and actually refusing to re-issue practicing certificates to Canberra’s worst lawyers.
Five more Canberra lawyers are facing allegations of misbehaviour.
The ACT Law Society has already refused to reissue practising certificates to two lawyers.
The Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal had earlier upheld serious complaints against them.
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The society’s president Athol Opas says more lawyers are before the tribunal but he denies there is an problem in the profession.
Sadly they can’t yet be named or their offences detailed.