Former Harbottle & Lewis partner Lawrence Abramson and former NI in-house lawyer Jon Chapman will appear before the SDT in October.
Andreas Erthodos Alexandrou has been ordered to be struck off by the SDT after being found guilty of 14 charges of misconduct.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 1996) should be struck off the roll; that the second respondent (admitted 1981) should pay a fine of £2,000; and that the third respondent (admitted 1994) should be reprimanded.
Andrew Greystoke signed off the approval of 50 UK investment advertisements issued by unregulated Spanish stockbroker firms.
Administrative court confirms it will hear Alastair Brett’s appeal against his six-month suspension next week.
Former sole practitioner warned against pursuing further court action.
Timothy Schools, of Preston firm ATM Solicitors, was struck off in after the tribunal found 10 allegations proven against him.
• Application 10997-2012 • Admitted 2006 • Hearing 13-17 January, 24, 26, 27 February and 20 March 2014 • Reasons 28 May 2014
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be prohibited from having his name restored to the roll except by order of the SDT.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for three years from 25 March 2014.
The SDT ordered that the applicant’s application for restoration to the roll should be refused.
The SDT ordered that the applicant’s application for the determination of the indefinite suspension imposed on him on 30 July 2012 should be granted and that he should be subject to the following conditions.
The SDT ordered that the application dated 11 February 2014 for permission to enforce the order for costs in the outstanding sum of £16,500 made on 19 January 2010 should be granted, to the extent that permission was given to enforce the costs by obtaining a charging order over the property of the respondent, but not to pursue an order for sale.
Jeffrey Tesler was convicted over bribery charges in the US state of Texas.
The SDT ordered that the application of the applicant for the determination of the indefinite suspension imposed on him as a result of a SDT order made on 20 December 2007 should be granted.
Burnley practitioner guilty of nine counts of dishonesty.
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal describes case as ‘about as serious as it gets’.
The SDT ordered that the first and second respondents should be struck off the roll and that the third respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for 12 months to commence on 21 June 2012.
The SDT ordered that the respondents should each pay a fine of £10,000.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 1976) and the second respondent (admitted 1992) should both be struck off the roll.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for 18 months to commence on 12 February 2014.
The first respondent was ordered to pay costs of £100,000. The second and third respondents were each ordered to pay costs of £10,320.
• Application 11175-2013 • Admitted 2001 • Hearing 29 January 2014 • Reasons 27 February 2014
SDT: Case One: David Albert Thomas, Muhammad Ali Shah and Riaz Ahmed/Case Two: Ismat Bint-E-Ahmad Din and Muhammad Ali Shah
• Applications 11063-2012, 11067-2012 • Hearing 7-9 January 2014 • Reasons 21 February 2014
SRA says action had to be taken to maintain ‘total confidence’ in legal profession.
A recent SDT case underlined the importance of ensuring charges are not confusing or opaque.