Case Note 23755 [2002] NZPrivCmr 9 – Applicant unhappy that Legal Services Committee disclosed its decision to solicitor and counsel

A woman applied to a Legal Services Committee for a revision of all legal costs in respect of her legal aid claim. After reviewing the costs, the Committee sent its decision to a firm of solicitors and a barrister who were acting for her, as well as to the woman herself. The woman complained that the disclosure to the lawyers had caused an interference with her privacy.

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