Delahunty, Ross v Victorian Legal Services Board [2017] VSCA 327

STATUTES
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Ferguson CJ, Whelan JA, Coghlan JA
Parties: 

Delahunty, Ross v Victorian Legal Services Board

Judgment Date: 
13 November 2017
Catchwords: 

STATUTES - Statutory Interpretation - Fidelity Fund paid claim caused by solicitor's alleged default - Board's power of subrogation against solicitor - Whether proof of dishonesty required - Unnecessary to prove dishonesty - Payment out of Fidelity Fund triggers right of subrogation - Legal Services Board v Werden [2011] VSC 74, Law Society of NSW v Bruce (1996) 40 NSWLR 77 - Legal Profession Act 2004.

Citation: 
[2017] VSCA 327