Martin Burnett forged signatures and created documents to avoid difficult conversations with clients and employers.
Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal)
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.
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal finds the case unproven against London practitioner.
If SDT wants to use civil standard of proof it should relinquish the punitive elements of its philosophy.
Rule change urged despite the regulator admitting it has no evidence that solicitors are biased in favour of fellow practitioners.
Important tests of the Ivey and Wingate approaches in prosecution of Hampshire lawyer.
The SDT ordered that Zain Ul-Aqtab Siddiqi should pay a fine of £15,000, that Afifa Kiran should pay a fine of £10,000, that Nusrat Hussain should pay a fine of £5,000 and that Safdar Akhtar should pay a fine of £5,000.
Six individuals found to have benefited personally from millions of pounds intended to fund cases.
Hull firm founder conducted a planned and deliberate campaign to inflate costs, tribunal hears.
Miguel Lopez was suspended and subsequently resigned just nine months after joining London office.
The SDT ordered that Mukoro should be struck off the roll; and that Gans & Co should pay a fine of £5,000.
The SDT ordered that Daniels should be suspended from practice for 18 months from 2 July 2018.
Details come to attention of regulator after article sent in from the local newspaper.
The SDT ordered that Saggar should pay a fine of £5,000 and that Sofi should pay a fine of £7,501.
The SDT ordered that Adamson should be suspended from practice for six months from 11 May 2018.
The SDT ordered that Akram should be suspended from practice for 18 months from 22 May 2018.
The SDT ordered that Agada should be struck off the roll and that Weston should be reprimanded.
Yet again lawyers have been professionally sanctioned for inappropriate communications.
Solicitor had brought legal action after withdrawal of his firm’s legal aid contract.
Disciplinary tribunal says Daksheenie Abeyewardene has remortgaged her house to repay the Legal Aid Agency.
Michael Schwartz admitted to misconduct of the ‘most serious kind’.
Solicitors Regulation Authority says Dianna Lee, also known as Dianna Gerald, failed to uphold the rule of law.
Tribunal: 'It was his role to prosecute criminal acts, no indulge in them himself'.
Gavin Dowell was also found to be dishonest over fabrications of an email sent to his litigation opponent.
Deborah Daniels sent offensive messages related to Islam, Catholicism and Judaism.
Andrew John Peters also failed to account properly for client money.
Legal aid lawyer struck off after fabricating mental health tribunal hearings and claiming the legal aid fees.
Judge affirms the decision and order of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal against Coventry lawyer.
Practitioner of 17 years submitted dozens of false invoices for work he never did.
Specialist said her experience may help her when dealing with vulnerable clients.
Site was talking up ’award winning international firm’ before it had even been authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Kamran Akram was principal at the Bolton-based firm, shut down by the Solicitors Regulation Authority last year.
Six-day appeal hearing begins as regulator asks court to look again at nine allegations against human rights firm.
Senior partner was running for parliament at the time his south London firm was shut down.
Consultation will resolve long-standing controversy over the threshold for convicting solicitors at tribunal.
Sole practitioner found to have acted dishonestly in his handling of deceased person’s estate.
Tribunal raps SRA over costs claim in case involving the transfer of untraceable clients’ money to Solicitors’ Benevolent Fund.
In a 122-page judgment published last week, the SDT outlined its findings against the ‘manipulative’ Alexis Maitland Hudson.
The government was urged to extend civil partnerships to couples of the opposite sex after the Supreme Court ruled in Steinfeld and Keidan v Secretary of State for International Development that the current restriction to same-sex couples was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.
Tania Ruby Bains hoped to enjoy a career at global firm DLA Piper.
Swansea lawyer also misled family of client dealing with a fatal injury claim, agreed outcome states.
Human rights firm was cleared of all misconduct charges in June 2017.