‘Self-pitying’ lawyer struck off

Posted on September 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments

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A “self-pitying” Hawkes Bay lawyer has been struck off the roll of barristers and solicitors after being found to have breached his duties to a client who subsequently lost her home.Photo / File

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal yesterday ordered that Gerald George McKay be struck off.

McKay, 72, acted for a number of parties in a series of transactions where there were strongly conflicting interests, the tribunal chair Judge Dale Clarkson said.

The woman who complained about McKay was not provided with independent advice and the consequence of this was she lost her home — which was her only asset.

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