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Leaving the Bar
Resigning from the Bar - Charged by the Ethics Committee.
Charles Francis

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I was charged by the Bar Council of unprofessional conduct – called upon to show cause why I shouldn’t be struck off, because I had defied the Ethics Committee in making a public appeal for a solicitor to brief me, because the premier Sir Henry Bolte had ordered the public solicitor to withdraw my brief so that Ryan could not be more +
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