Current

notices

Saba El-Hanania Lawyers / Saba El-Hanania

Claims final date: 3 July 2020

NOTICE INVITING CLAIMS AGAINST LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND 

The Council of The Law Society of New South Wales invites claims against the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund from any person who has suffered pecuniary loss because of default by the law practice Saba El-Hanania Lawyers arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Saba El-Hanania.  The law practice Saba El-Hanania Lawyers was conducted at addresses including, over the years, Deloitte Building, Level 15, 60 Station Street, Parramatta; Aurora Place, Level 25, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney and Level 1, 331 High Street, Penrith. 

Under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) a default occurs where: 

  1. the law practice received trust money or trust property in the course of legal practice by the law practice; and
  2. (a) the law practice has failed to pay or deliver the trust money or trust property, and that failure arises from an act or omission of an associate that involves fraud or other dishonesty; or 
    (b) there has been a fraudulent dealing with trust property arising from or constituted by an act or omission of an associate that involves fraud or other dishonesty.

An associate includes a solicitor, employee or agent.  Fidelity cover relating to financial services or investments is restricted (see rule 85 of the Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015). 

A claim must be made on the approved form.  To obtain a claim form and information brochure, please write to the Manager of the Fidelity Fund Department of The Law Society of New South Wales at 170 Phillip Street Sydney NSW 2000.  Information is also available on the Law Society’s website www.lawsociety.com.au

Completed claim forms must be received at the Law Society by 3 July 2020.  A claim cannot be made after 3 July 2020, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.  

Vo Lawyers / Dung Quoc Vo and/or Thi To Ngoc Dinh

Claims final date: 10 July 2020

NOTICE INVITING CLAIMS AGAINST LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND 

The Council of The Law Society of New South Wales invites any person who has suffered pecuniary loss because of default by the law practice known as Vo Lawyers arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Dung Quoc Vo and/or Thi To Ngoc Dinh, to make a claim against the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund.   

The law practice known as Vo Lawyers used the following address: 

Suite 2, Level 1, 70-72 John Street
Cabramatta, NSW, 2166 

Under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) a default occurs where: 

  1. the law practice received trust money or trust property in the course of the law practice’s legal practice; and
  2. (a) the law practice has failed to pay or deliver the trust money or trust property, and that failure arises from an act or omission of an associate that involves fraud or dishonesty; or 
    (b) there has been a fraudulent dealing with trust property arising from or constituted by an act or omission of an associate that involves fraud or other dishonesty.

An associate includes a solicitor, employee or agent.  Defaults relating to financial services or investments are restricted (see rule 85 of the Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015).

A claim must be made on the approved form.  To obtain a claim form and information brochure, please write to the Manager of the Fidelity Fund Department of The Law Society of New South Wales at 170 Phillip Street Sydney NSW 2000.  Information is also available on the Law Society’s website www.lawsociety.com.au

Completed claim forms must be received at the Law Society by 10 July 2020.  A claim cannot be made after 10 July 2020, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.  

If you believe you have suffered loss from one of these solicitors or firms you may make a claim to the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund.

Your claim must be received by the Law Society no later than the final date fixed in the advertisement. A late claim will only be considered if the Law Society allows further time. If a solicitor or law firm is not advertised you can still make a claim.