Legal Profession Act 1987 No 109
209C Supreme Court may order delivery up of documents etc
(1) On the application of a barrister’s or solicitor’s client, the Supreme Court may order the barrister or solicitor:
(a) to give to the client a bill of costs in respect of any legal services provided by the barrister or solicitor, and
(b) to give to the client, on such conditions as the Supreme Court may determine, such of the client’s documents as are held by the barrister or solicitor in relation to those services.
(2) Subsection (1) does not affect the provisions of Division 6 of Part 11 with respect to the assessment of costs.
(3) This section does not apply to the client of a barrister or solicitor retained on the client’s behalf by another barrister or solicitor.
(4) In this section, a reference to a barrister or solicitor includes a reference to a former barrister or solicitor.
(5) In this section, legal services has the same meaning as in Part 11.
(6) In this section, a reference to a solicitor includes a reference to an incorporated legal practice in connection with legal services provided by the practice.