Law & Regulation

Former Russell McVeagh partner faces misconduct charges

Victoria Young
Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Lawyers' working conditions were under scrutiny after revelations at Russell McVeagh.
Victoria Young
Wed, 24 Mar 2021
The former Russell McVeagh partner who left the firm following allegations of sexual misconduct toward interns in the summer of 2015-2016 will face a lawyers' tribunal this May.The lawyer has retained a practising certificate enabling him to continue working since Newsroom broke the story in 2018.The NZ Law Society’s National Standards Committee has charged him with eight charges of misconduct or unsatisfactory conduct. These are disciplinary charges under the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act, not criminal charges.The charges are aga...

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