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NSW Solicitor and Agent Usurping Respondent's Tenants Rights

Discussion in 'Property Law Forum' started by Norman Heath, 8 October 2015.

  1. Norman Heath

    Norman Heath Member

    8 October 2015
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    Is it lawful for a solicitor based in Queensland to instruct an agent in NSW to act in a way so as to usurp the tenants rights of a respondent in a tenancy tribunal hearing, i.e. to show no leniency, to ensure he has no representation and that his bond be withheld? (this document was entered as sworn evidence by the agent )

    The agent has also refused to honour an undertaking to the Member to supply a written reference to the respondent. It is also evident that the two agents have interfered in 8 applications by the respondent for other properties making it impossible for him to comply with the Tribunals Orders. NSW police have already been called once to enforce a Stay Order by NCAT during forced eviction attempt by one of the agents.

    The situation is urgent and critical.
  2. Victoria S

    Victoria S Well-Known Member

    9 April 2014
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    Can you please provide more background in this matter? The "general scenario" you are trying to present is unclear.

    What type of agent? Are you referring to a legal agent or property agent? How have the "agents" "interfered"? What "applications" are you talking about? and what tribunal orders are already in place?

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