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Former Lawler Magill partner, Neil Lawler, admits breaching community service order, but claims records showing the work he had done have been lost.




A FORMER law firm partner claims records of the community service he did for being under the influence of alcohol while in charge of a vehicle have been lost.

But a court has been told Queensland Corrective Services had no record of whether or not Neil Lawler had performed community service, as he had taken the attendance record home.

Lawler, then a partner in law firm Lawler Magill, was caught behind the wheel of his parked car outside Maroochydore Magistrates Court with a blood-alcohol reading of 0.27 per cent – more than five times the legal limit.

In March last year he pleaded guilty to being in charge of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to 12 months’ probation and 100 hours of community…

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