LEGAL PROFESSION ACT 2007 (TAS)
NOTICE INVITING CLAIMS ARISING FROM DEFAULT
BY ACN 079 275 120 PTY (In liquidation) TRADING AS AVERY KEAL
TAKE NOTICE that on the 18th day of February 2019, the Supreme Court of Tasmania ordered that ACN 079 275 120 Pty (In liquidation) may have been in default as a result of fiduciary default by John William Avery. ACN 079 275 120 Pty (In liquidation) was previously called Tas Law Pty ACN 079 275 120 and traded as Avery Keal during the period July 1997 to 5 March 2001.
In this Notice ACN 079 275 120 Pty (In liquidation) is called “the incorporated legal practice”.
Section 371 of the Legal Profession Act 2007 provides that a claim may be made against the Guarantee Fund to the Solicitors’ Trust by a person who has suffered pecuniary loss because of the default.
If you believe that you have suffered loss because of the failure of the incorporated legal practice trading as Avery Keal to pay to you trust money that was received by the incorporated legal practice in the course of legal practice, where the failure arises from acts of John William Avery involving dishonesty during the period July 1997 to 5 March 2001 then you should contact the Executive Officer of the Solictors’ Trust to obtain a Claim Form.
If you have already received a Claim Form from the Solicitors’ Trust then you do not need to respond to this Notice.
Completed Claim Forms must be received no later than 31 January 2020. After that date claims against the Guarantee Fund relating to the default cannot be made.
The Solicitors’ Trust
28 Murray Street
HOBART TAS 7000
Telephone: 0418 994 574