Monthly Archives: August 2007

Richard Wood Solicitors Letter – A Lawyer Responds

Posted on August 29, 2007 by | 0 Comments
by Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate Lawyer Qualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd   This is a comment submitted in response to the previous posting on this site.  While I cannot help but be annoyed about the apparent weakness (personal and professional) of the lawyer who expresses it, it does seem to sum up the situation: “While I am proud to confirm that I am a legal practitioner, I cannot identify myself...

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Richard Wood Solicitors Letter – An Estate Agent Attacks

Posted on August 26, 2007 by | 0 Comments
by Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate Lawyer Qualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd On 3 August, 2007 I published a posting titled “Richard Wood Solicitors – Gifts To Agents For Client Referrals“. On 13 August, 2007 a person identified only as “David” posted the first of a number of comments attacking me personally on the basis of my ethics. The attack would have been unremarkable, except for the fact that the estate...

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Richard Wood Solicitors Letter – Gifts To Agents For Client Referrals

Posted on August 3, 2007 by | 0 Comments
by Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate Lawyer Qualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd   Richard Wood Solicitors is Melbourne Law firm.  In 1998 a letter was sent to a local estate agent by this law firm, offering free gifts in return for conveyancing “referrals”.  I received a copy of the letter because the estate agent to whom it was addressed saw an opportunity to make money from local lawyers and conveyancers by...

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