Partners and fee-earners in law firms which have closed should give “careful thought” to buying additional run-off cover to protect them when the Solicitors Indemnity Fund closes next year.
Three solicitors with convictions for drink-driving have been sanctioned by the Solicitors Regulation Authority after signing regulatory settlement agreements.
A solicitor cleared of all the substantive charges against him by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has still been struck off because he misled the Solicitors Regulation Authority during its investigation.
A solicitor who forged signatures to transfer a property without authority in order to cover up a mistake he feared would lose his firm an important client, has been struck off.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has thrown out the prosecution of two solicitors for breaching the money laundering regulations rules after finding that they had no case to answer.
Two solicitor judges who failed to inform the judicial authorities that they had been investigated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have been reprimanded by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice. Maneer Ghani, who sits as a magistrate in… Read More
A disciplinary tribunal has cleared a Manchester claimant solicitor of allegations that he deliberately misled a court about when he had sent documents to the defendant solicitors in a case.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has set out ways in which solicitors can fail to act with integrity – the source of much debate over the extent to which it differs from dishonesty.
A solicitor who acted recklessly and with “manifest incompetence” by becoming involved in a Ponzi scheme has avoided being struck off in part because of the delay in the SRA prosecuting him.
Law firms have shared details of how being mentored by larger practices has helped them make their workplaces more friendly to LGBT solicitors, staff and clients.