Wigan sole practitioner also found to have misappropriated thousands of pounds of clients’ money.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice for 18 months from 2 December 2016.
Rajesh Babajee, struck off the roll last year, did not attend bar tribunal hearing.
John Dickinson ordered to pay £2,000 in costs following Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal hearing finding no lack of integrity.
Mark Saunders admitted to providing incorrect explanations to the Legal Aid Agency.
On 17 January 2017, the Panel of the Adjudication Sub-Committee resolved to intervene into the practice of Graham Atfield at South East Area Law, formerly at First Floor, Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1PH, on the ground that it was necessary in order to protect the interests ...
Tribunal hears claim that government may have used threat of regulatory reform to speed up prosecution of prominent human rights firm.
Tribunal shows mercy on Katherine Simpson after 'utterly humiliating, degrading and embarrassing’ harassment case.
The SRA, prosecuting, said Michael Elsdon’s conduct amounted to a ‘continuing and consistent breach of his duty’ to the client’s estate.
End of the road for human rights activist as tribunal finds him guilty on 22 counts.
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal continues to hear evidence in relation to Iraq war crimes claims.
Nicholas Huber had been seeking a succession plan but failed to supervise those working in his business.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 2012) should be struck off the roll; and that the second respondent (a recognised body incorporated in 2011) should pay a fine of £7,500.
The SDT ordered (1) that the respondent might not practise as a sole practitioner or sole manager or sole owner of an authorised or recognised body; be a partner or member of a limited liability partnership, legal disciplinary practice or alternative business structure or other authorised or recognised body; be ...
Ashok Sancheti - struck off in 2014 - refused to attend Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal from India because flight was in standard class.
SDT: Michael John Davies, Clare Louise Taman, Charles Valentine Fraser-Macnamara and Katherine May Fraser-Macnamara
The SDT ordered that the first three respondents should each be suspended from practice as a solicitor for 12 months from 4 November 2016. The SDT made no order against the fourth respondent (admitted 2012).
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal rules Mohammed Zahir Uddin’s conduct ‘utterly disgraceful’.
Julian Pike found to have a ‘genuine belief’ that opponents in phone-hacking case were acting improperly.
Solicitor's 'gross breach of trust' caused four years of anxiety and stress for reputable firm.
High Court ruling says Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal acted correctly in proceeding against solicitor-advocate.
Solicitor-advocate appeals against striking off and £86,000 costs of hearing, saying reasoning was ‘woeful’.
Peter Rhys Williams helped a bankrupt client to conceal the full sale of the property from Northern Rock.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 1996) should pay a fine of £4,000; that the second respondent (admitted 1994) should pay a fine of £1,000; and that the third respondent (admitted 1987) should pay a fine of £4,000.
Solicitor-advocate using the name Lord Harley was struck off last year.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 1982) should be struck off the roll; and that the second respondent (admitted 2000) should pay a fine of £10,000.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be struck off the roll.
The SDT, having decided that the present matter should be dealt with by way of agreed outcome, ordered that the respondent should be struck off the roll.
Firms must do more for less, but there has to be a culture where mistakes are disclosed.
Tribunal hears Hull solicitor did not seek help when he struggled to cope with caseload.
Michael John Davies, Clare Louise Taman and Charles Valentine Fraser-Macnamara ‘failed to act with integrity’.
Jamie Stephenson had been told to wait while a criminal charge was processed, but he opened the firm anyway.
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal holds first public hearing into conduct of Iraq war crimes solicitor.
Top 50 associate John Mackenzie cleared of most serious charges after explaining pressures he was under.
The SDT ordered that the respondent should be suspended from practice as a solicitor for two years to commence on the 24 May 2016.
Tribunal describes case as a ‘personal tragedy’ for Devon sole practitioner.
The SDT ordered that the first respondent (admitted 1981) and the second respondent (admitted 2006) should both be struck off the roll.
Mandeep Dhariwal facilitated 741 transactions worth a total of more than £9m.