Instead the Commissioner can take the same action that he could take for Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct. In addition, but only with the lawyer’s consent, the Commissioner can also:
the Commissioner will take proceedings in the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal or the Supreme Court. The Tribunal or Court will then make a decision in relation to that misconduct.
This may result in restrictions being placed on a lawyer’s ability to practise law, or the Supreme Court may remove a lawyer from the State’s Roll of Legal Practitioners.
If there is a finding of Professional Misconduct, the offending lawyer's details will also be published on the Register of Disciplinary Action.