Current

notices

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. 

ECK Lawyers Pty Ltd / Peter Anthony Khoury

Claims final date:  29 April 2019

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 ECK Lawyers Pty Ltd arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Peter Anthony Khoury.  The law practice ECK Lawyers Pty Ltd was conducted at addresses including Suite 80, 171 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Suite 2, 34 Woodriff Street, Penrith and Level 1, 1 Moncur Street, Woollahra, New South Wales. 
 
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 29 April 2019.  A claim cannot be made after 29 April 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.  
 

 

Gow Group - Global Legal Services (operated by '1189 Properties Pty Ltd) / Samantha Catherine Gow

Claims final date: 29 April 2019

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 'Gow Group - Global Legal Services', arising from conduct of an associate of that law practice, Samantha Catherine Gow. Gow Group - Global Legal Services was operated by '1189 Properties Pty Ltd', at 19 Casuarina Drive, Banora Point, New South Wales, and at 74 Smith Street, Southport, Queensland.

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

  1.  a 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 the 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 the trust property, and the fraudulent dealing arises from or is constituted by an act or omission of an associate that involves fraud or other dishonesty.

An associate includes a solicitor, employee or agent of the law practice. Fidelity cover is restricted for defaults relating to financial services or investments (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 Philip 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 29 April 2019. A claim cannot be made after 29 April 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.

Catterick Bridge / James Megiannis

Claims final date: 8 April 2019

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 Catterick Bridge and also known by the trade name Red Brick Conveyancing arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, James Magiannis, to make a claim against the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund. 

The law practice known as Catterick Bridge used the following addresses:

  • Level 1 22-28 Edgeworth David Avenue Hornsby, NSW
  • Level 1, 729 Darling Street, Rozelle, NSW
  • Unit 3A, 758 Darling Street, Rozelle NSW
  • PO Box 827 Rozelle, NSW.

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 8 April 2019.  A claim cannot be made after 8 April 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.

P A Khoury Group Pty Ltd trading as PAK Law / Peter Anthony Khoury

Claims final date: 8 April 2019

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 P A Khoury Group Pty Ltd trading as PAK Law arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Peter Anthony Khoury.  The law practice P A Khoury Group Pty Ltd trading as PAK Law was conducted at addresses including Suite 12, Level 12, 252 Pacific Highway, Hornsby, Unit 8D, 171 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Suite 4, Level 4, 234 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales and Level 10/167 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

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 8 April 2019.  A claim cannot be made after 8 April 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.

Saldaneri & Associates / Jacqueline Saldaneri

Claims final date:  5 February 2019

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 Saldaneri & Associates arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Jacqueline Saldaneri.  The law practice Saldaneri & Associates was conducted at addresses including Level 1, 52 George Street, Parramatta, Level 1, 110 George Street, Parramatta and 86 O’Connell Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales.

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 5 February 2019.  A claim cannot be made after 5 February 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.

 

KR Lawyers & Consultants Pty Ltd / Anne Kazas-Rogaris

Claims final date: 5 February 2019

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 KR Lawyers & Consultants Pty Ltd arising from the conduct of an associate of that law practice, Anne Kazas-Rogaris.  The law practice KR Lawyers & Consultants Pty Ltd was conducted at addresses including Suite 24, Level 3, 27 Hunter Street, Parramatta and Suite 3, 30 Cowper Street, Parramatta, New South Wales.

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 5 February 2019.  A claim cannot be made after 5 February 2019, unless the Law Society Council or the Supreme Court allows further time.