Tribunal hears client ‘relentlessly’ insisted that he wanted to help with solicitor’s liabilities.
Tribunal opts to reprimand lawyer who was ‘entirely unprepared’ for appearance before three appeal judges.
London solicitor fined after tribunal hears he requested payment amid concerns about a flight-risk client.
Concern over strike-off rulings in Sovani James and Emily Scott cases.
Mohammed Riaz had attempted to get a witness to drop assault complaint made against his brother.
Michelle Hind banned after tribunal finds several allegations proven against her.
Stockport solicitor acted to avoid being served with a bankruptcy notice, SDT hears.
Adam Kemeny was caught by a ticket inspector after skipping fares for three months.
Three solicitors at closed North Lincolnshire firm struck off after £150,000 SRA investigation.
Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal).
Alexis Maitland Hudson was struck off for misconduct and dishonesty by Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal last year.
Director of London firm did nothing to stop abuse of process, despite his responsibility as compliance officer, appeal rules.
Khalid Mohammed Sharif failed to do background checks on two politically exposed persons.
Tim Bennett said he was the subject of a vexatious litigant and apologised for his conduct.
Iqbal had run a claims management company during his ban which had been fined for making unsolicited calls.
Sandia Pamma had catalogued a series of devastating life events affecting her health.
Tribunal found three allegations of dishonesty proved following three-day hearing in November.
Bina Maistry arrived late in court and proceeded when her client was under threat of a wasted costs order.
Robert Perry should have told client to seek independent advice, tribunal finds.
Tribunal finds Lancashire practitioner did not act dishonesty or without integrity.
Media lawyer was fined for sending abusive tweets to people who had threatened him.
Norwich director had faced a £10,500 claim for unpaid disbursements after failing to cancel expert witnesses booking.
Bradford practitioner also acted dishonestly in seeking to influence ex-partner’s evidence.
London lawyer sought to argue there had been collusion between the police and SRA.
Regulatory body was ‘covered in shame’, Simon Myerson QC tweeted.
Media lawyer, who was responding to antisemitic abuse, was fined £2,500 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
High-profile lawyer responded to abusive messages on social media by wishing death on his abusers.
Tribunal hears application to have allegation dropped on the basis that the SRA did not highlight the context of Mark Lewis's tweets.
Part of the increase is due to an additional 25 cases related to sexual misconduct which will require an additional 81 hearing days.
Devon practitioner had collected three convictions since his admission in 2012.
The law’s current approach to dishonesty cases in the profession does not serve the interest of the individual in question or the wider public.
Diljit Bachada was also found to have perverted the course of justice.
Three Liverpool solicitors make agreed outcome with the regulator after fallout from firm’s closure.
This was a sustained spell of dishonesty. But the factors creating this behaviour have long since gone.
Joanne Gordon also occupied premises she was supposed to be renting out for estate beneficiaries.
Paul Philip says seven-week hearing which attracted huge publicity was ‘just another case’.
Non-practising solicitor continued to deny dishonesty after her conviction.
Glen Bartlett used his status as a solicitor to convince victim he would not be believed.
Submissions close with counsel for former TLT associate urging judges not to strike him off.
Hearing continues as regulator attempts to secure strike-off of three solicitors.
SRA appeals for junior lawyer to be struck off after deception which lasted 17 months.
Hearing had gone ahead in the absence of the respondent despite medical report having been submitted.
Family lawyer told investigators she was ‘shocked’ to learn how much she had been paid by her separate business.
Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal)
The SRA should consider alternatives to the disciplinary process.
Appeal shows the need for proposed changes to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to be resisted.
Martin Burnett forged signatures and created documents to avoid difficult conversations with clients and employers.
Sole partner was investigated by the SRA after other firms flagged up their concerns.
Representative body comes out firmly opposed to a lower civil standard of proof at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
Regulator also challenges SDT over decision to clear a second respondent.
Neil Aiston had acted for his client for 40 years but breached trust placed in him.