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BSB paves way to lower standard of proof in disciplinary matters

The Bar Standards Board has opened the way to replace the criminal standard of proof in disciplinary matters with the civil standard, in a move that could well ripple across the profession amid growing pressure to adopt the civil standard uniformly.

May 3rd, 2017 | No Comments »

Director of collapsed law firm who made “blatantly false” statements is struck off

A director of collapsed Devon law firm Eastleys who made “blatantly false” statements to third parties has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. The tribunal described Matthew Roddan’s behaviour as “intolerable”.

June 16th, 2016 | No Comments »