Court upholds condemnation of welching lawyer’s credibility

Wheeler-dealer Auckland barrister Andrew Guest welched paying for a $2 million Wanaka holiday home but not without his tarnished reputation suffering a big hit.

Mr Guest put his company Arcadia Homes into liquidation shortly after it was ordered by the High Court in February 2012 to pay a total of $632,000 (including $42,000 estate agent commission on the resale), plus interest estimated at more than $330,000, to vendor More to This Life and Andrew John Clark, as trustees of Ultimate Lifestyle Trust.

 

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