Date of decision Full name Decision Disciplinary action taken  
Full name Gregory James Finlayson
Date of birth 24 October 1964
Business address * 175C King William Road, Hyde Park SA 5061
Date(s) of admission 23 July 2010, 09 July 2010
Jurisdiction(s) of admission
  • New South Wales
  • South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Failing to comply with duty to Court, misleading the Court
Decision Unsatisfactory conduct
Date of decision 08 January 2015
Disciplinary action taken
  • Multiple Disciplinary Action
  • Conditions on Practising Certificate
  • Reprimand
  • Supervision
  • Undertake training, education or counselling
Notes Conditions and supervision end 12 January 2017
Regulatory authority Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
Appeal
Decision or order Link to published decision
Full name Jeffrey David Vigar
Date of birth 05 May 1951
Business address *
Date(s) of admission 06 February 1979
Jurisdiction(s) of admission
  • South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Practitioner was intoxicated in Court in January 2011.
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 10 December 2014
Disciplinary action taken
  • Multiple Disciplinary Action
  • Fine
  • Other
  • Reprimand
Notes Fine in the amount of $3000 - Must file written undertaking not to practise again
Regulatory authority Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
Appeal
Decision or order Link to published decision
Full name Andris Sigismunds Bilkens
Date of birth 01 April 1958
Business address * 96 Gawler Place, Adelaide SA 5000
Date(s) of admission 31 January 2000
Jurisdiction(s) of admission
  • South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter By his conduct and correspondence, in communicating with another party after a friend was involved in a motor vehicle accident, Mr Bilkens held himself out as being entitled to practise the law when he did not hold a current Practising Certificate.
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 05 December 2014
Disciplinary action taken
  • Reprimand
Notes Reasons and judgement were delivered ex-tempore on 4 December 2014 when orders were made. The edited reasons were received on 10 March 2016.
Regulatory authority Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
Appeal
Decision or order Link to published decision
Full name Benjamin Johns
Date of birth 04 February 1977
Business address * 18 Victor Avenue, Woodville West SA 5008
Date(s) of admission 11 February 2002
Jurisdiction(s) of admission
  • South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Falsifying a document (Application for Warrant)
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 09 October 2014
Disciplinary action taken
  • Struck off
Notes
Regulatory authority Supreme Court
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published
Full name Patric Graham Alderman
Date of birth 01 November 1937
Business address * 29 Regent Street, Parkside SA 5063
Date(s) of admission 05 June 1962
Jurisdiction(s) of admission
  • South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Practising without a Practising Certificate, Misleading the Conduct Board, Failure to pay Counsel fees (2)
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 17 September 2014
Disciplinary action taken
  • Recommend that proceedings be commenced in the Supreme Court
Notes
Regulatory authority Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
Appeal
Decision or order Link to published decision