Judges relent: Evgeny Orlov can practise again

An outspoken lawyer struck off for misconduct after accusing a judge of trying to ruin his career, can now return to the bar.

The High Court at Auckland has ruled a tribunal decision as too harsh and that Evgeny Orlov can be returned to the roll of lawyers enabling him to practise once he obtains a certificate.

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal had found Mr Orlov unfit to practice and he was disbarred in November.


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