Human source management laws criticised as ‘sloppy and incompetent’, sparking fears of another Lawyer X scandal

Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton said the legislation needed to be amended to avoid a repeat of the Lawyer X scandal.

“Given what occurred with the Lawyer X scandal, and the High Court’s condemnation of it, it is deeply concerning that the Victorian Government would provide a pathway for this to occur,” he said.

“It will result in lawyers being conflicted, people being inadequately represented and to convictions, even where merited on the evidence, being overturned on appeal.”

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Shannon Deery