THE Sydney lawyer Robert William Cameron, one of a large group of barristers revealed eight years ago as former bankrupts and serial tax defaulters, has been struck off the roll of legal practitioners.
But it has taken more than six years to do so.
The executive director of the NSW Bar Association, Philip Selth, blamed the delay on “the complexities involved in investigating and analysing Mr Cameron’s financial affairs”, which included involving a forensic accountant, delays by Mr Cameron and “substantial delay” in obtaining documents via an application to the Supreme Court in an unrelated case.
Mr Cameron’s practising certificate was first cancelled in 2001. Although the certificate was reissued briefly, the 70-year-old barrister, a …
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