NSW Courts Articles

Lawyer Struck Off for Breaching Client Confidentiality

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In January 2012, former regional NSW solicitor Denise Elizabeth King was retained by a client to represent her in proceedings regarding whether she could take her daughter overseas for a prolonged period with her partner, who was not the child’s father. By May that year, the client had raised concerns… Read more »

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Drug Supply Sentence Reduced as Little Known About Substance

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In the early afternoon of 12 May 2014, a number of Kings Cross police officers noticed a car being driven erratically. The officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver, Ramy El-Sayed, whose demeanour raised their suspicion. The officers told the driver they were going to search him… Read more »

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Salim Mehajer Refused Bail

Controversial Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has been refused bail because of his ‘arrogant disregard for the law’. Former Sydney businessman, Salim Mehajer has consistently been in trouble with the law since his lavish wedding in 2015 which featured a fighter jet, four helicopters, a fleet of sports cars and a sea plane … and completely… Read more »

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NSW Lawyer ‘Struck Off’ for Lying About Criminal Record

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Former Auckland barrister Minkai Huang was struck off the New Zealand roll of solicitors and barristers on 26 November 2014, when the NZ Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal found him unfit to practice due to a conviction for theft. On 14 October 2013, Mr Huang pleaded guilty to stealing $9,475,… Read more »

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