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Lawyer leading Melbourne tower lockdown class action under investigation by legal board

Serene Teffaha, who has filed a lawsuit against Victoria’s Covid lockdown, says the state’s Legal Services Board has ‘threatened to cancel’ her

A lawyer who has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Victorian government on behalf of public housing tower residents who were shut inside their homes during Melbourne’s 2020 Covid lockdown is under investigation by the state’s legal services board.

The Melbourne-based lawyer, Serene Teffaha, who during the pandemic has appeared at anti-lockdown rallies and on YouTube with conspiracists such as the former celebrity chef Pete Evans, last week filed a class-action lawsuit in Victoria’s supreme court on behalf of the residents.

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