Legal Profession Act 1987 No 109
209C Supreme Court may order delivery up of documents
(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
(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.