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Russell McVeagh case 'mark of shame' for profession, tribunal finds

Victoria Young
Thu, 24 Jun 2021

James Gardner-Hopkins has been found guilty of misconduct.
Victoria Young
Thu, 24 Jun 2021
The lawyer’s tribunal which found former Russell McVeagh partner James Gardner-Hopkins guilty of misconduct said his actions departed from the accepted standards of lawyers to a “gross extent”.“It is a mark of shame for the profession that its most junior members have shouldered the burden of bringing these events to notice, but it reflects only positively on them,” a New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal said in a 38 page determination.The NZ Law Society committee had initially brought eight c...

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