The work involved must be immense and no doubt all you hear is “too long” and similar mumblings. This must be impacting heavily on your practice?
I, personally, have had nothing but support from attorneys, including a flood of thank you e-mails after the final order in the DPS was granted in June 2009, most of which were from colleagues I had never even met. This was much appreciated.
I do not think that anybody who has looked at the Amendment Act application or has considered the scope of the amendments and regulations has any misperceptions as to the significance of the issues raised, the process that has to be followed and the time that this takes.
And, yes, there have been many weeks, especially in July and August last year and from February this year that there has been little time for anything else.