Charles Rhodes found to have misappropriated funds and faked documents in 'work of fiction'.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for six months to commence on 28 July 2016.
Austins Law trio caused ‘immense harm’ to profession’s reputation.
Soteris Nicholas allowed fraudster too much influence in running of Mulberry Finch.
Sanctioned solicitors point to 'tension' in rules barring provision of banking facility.
Tribunal confirms sentence two years after High Court ordered new hearing into punishment for misleading the court.
Lateef Abolade Kareem, admitted in 2004, had been prevented from acting as a sole practitioner in 2010.
SRA ordered to pay £14,000 costs following a four-day hearing.
Noel Pugsley misappropriated £203,785 to fund fake compensation payouts.
The SDT ordered that the first and second respondents (both admitted 1996) should each pay a fine of £2,000.
The tribunal finds dishonesty not proved but upholds several charges against Marcus Nickson.
Regulator under fire over case against solicitor who used client account as ‘banking facility’.
Tribunal refused application for a rehearing earlier this month.
Flora Magdaline Mendes gave immigration advice despite being suspended.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for six months.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for an indefinite period to commence on 8 June 2016.
In 2015 just £404,131 has been paid out of £1.7m ordered by the tribunal.
The SDT ordered that each of the respondents (each admitted 2000) should be struck off the roll.
PI specialist with 16 years’ experience backdated letters on six occasions over a three-year period.
Half-day hearing adds £7,500 to struck-off solicitor-advocate's costs bill.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for 12 months.
SDT says solicitor’s conduct was ‘not entirely blameless’.
Solicitors Regulation Authority says allegations against Nicholas Aldous Attwell are unproven.
Mark Bryon Smeed created and sent correspondence to the Legal Aid Agency and his client that was false and/or misleading.
Stephen Climo already jailed for 20 months after admitting five charges in 'grave breach of trust'.
Tarik Akhtar amended insurance premium quotes by thousands of pounds.
Tribunal finds that regulator failed to stand up the two most serious allegations against conveyancing solicitors.
John Robert Brookes, formerly of Capsticks, also billed clients for expenses.
Public Interest Lawyers ‘has breached its contractual requirements’, says agency.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should pay a fine of £8,500, and further that he should be subject to conditions.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for one year from 2 June 2016.
Blackburn practitioner Sabir Hussain left a trainee to handle ongoing matters and failed to wind down the practice.
Mrs Justice Thirlwall says the prosecution case was not an abuse of process.
Howard Norman allowed his firm to be used as a banking facility for wealthy clients.
Solicitor-advocate says reasonable adjustments were not made to account for his disabilities.