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  1. LCRO 196/2013 XM v WG [PDF, 481 KB]

    Complaint / Committee declined to take further action on complaints / dispute over estate / respondent acted for executor / applicant estate beneficiary / complaint respondent misled applicant / complaint respondent gained commission on estate sale / Re: Stewart [2003] 1 NZLR 809 (HC) / Irvine v Public Trustee [1989] 1 NZLR 67 (CA) / obligations of respondent to applicant /  HELD / duties owed to executor / no evidence before committee about commission / Committee directed to reconsider commission complaint / section 209(1)(a) / Committee’s decision otherwise confirmed / section 211(1)(a) 

  2. LCRO 178-2016 KO v RT [PDF, 262 KB]

    Complaint / Committee found unsatisfactory conduct / failure to respond to enquiry / complaint estimate exceeded / refusal to accept service / Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008 rule 10.1 / rule 12 / R v D LCRO 56/2009 (19 June 2009) / IO v SJ LCRO 54/2010 (1 February 2012) / duties owed to third parties / respect and courtesy / HELD / no evidence that initial enquiry not responded to / lack of other responses unsatisfactory conduct / Committee’s decision modified / section 211(1)(a) 

  3. LCRO 176/2016+193/2016 RQ and TS v VU [PDF, 220 KB]

    Review / Committee found unsatisfactory conduct / complaint about administration of estate / misleading information / failure to respond to emails / Taylor v Schofield Peterson [1993] 3 NZLR 641 (PC) / Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008, rule 10 / independent advice when complaint raised / management of file / HELD / lawyer misled complainants / no independent advice to complainants / Committee’s decision confirmed / section 211(1)(a)