Further charges laid in investigation into Brisbane firm

A 35-year-old man has today been charged with fraud and falsification of records as part of the ongoing Operation Stockade, which is looking into the activities of Brisbane-based firm Lawler Magill.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 30 May 2019 SME Law
Brisbane CBD
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The man, who has not yet been named by the Crime and Corruption Commission, was today charged as a result of CCC’s ongoing investigation into the Brisbane criminal law firm.

He was charged with one count of fraud and two counts of falsification of records at the Richlands Watchhouse, and was bailed to appear in the Richlands Magistrates court on 13 June 2019.

He is the eighth person to be charged as a result of Operation Stockade.

Lawyers Weekly previously reported that four lawyers and two former clients were charged with numerous offences as part of Operation Stockade. Later, a barrister was issued with a notice to appear to face two charges of perjury, and one of the lawyers originally charged – Adam Magill – was additionally charged with breach of bail.

Elsewhere, The Crime and Corruption Commission and Queensland Police Service officers involved in the Operation Stockade investigation had a complaint issued against them over alleged improper conduct.