Lawyer suspended after $300,000 of clients' funds goes missing

Lawyer suspended after $300,000 of clients' funds goes missing
An Auckland lawyer has been suspended for alleged misappropriation of funds. (Image: Getty)
John Anthony
An Auckland lawyer has been suspended from practice after the New Zealand Law Society's standards committee laid charges that alleged misappropriation of more than $300,000 of client funds and deceitful conduct.A NZ Law Society (NZLS) statement said its disciplinary tribunal suspended Aaron Rodney Nicholls from practice on an interim basis from April 17.The matter originated from a complaint by Mrs V In May 2023.The NZLS said Mrs V and her husband had the proceeds from the family home sale deposited into Nicholls' trust account.Discrepa...

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