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Partner struck off after settling PI claim for £5,000 then paying client £60,000 in fictitious damages

A partner has been struck off for dishonestly settling a personal injury claim for £5,000 without instructions, telling the client it had settled for £60,000, and then paying out the fictitious damages from unrelated client accounts.

July 28th, 2017 | No Comments »

SDT has mercy on “immature” solicitor who lied about law degree to secure job interview

A solicitor who described her behaviour as “immature, foolish and wrong” in lying to a potential employer has been suspended by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. She upgraded her law degree from 2:2 to 2:1 in order to get an interview with the Army Legal Services.

January 27th, 2016 | 2 Comments »