- Friday, 17 November 2017
A solicitor who was jailed earlier this year for stealing more than £4m – and maybe as much as £10m – from her clients has been ordered to pay back the £1.9m within three months, or face a further eight years in prison. Meanwhile, a “narcissistic” solicitor and district judge has received a suspended jail sentence after being convicted of fraud offences.
Tags: confiscation order, fraud
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors
- Thursday, 7 May 2015
Michael Stannard, a former barrister convicted of cheating the public revenue of over £3m, has failed in his latest attempt to challenge a confiscation order made against him. The judge said she had “formed the clear impression” that he was “wholly unrepentant”.
Tags: Barristers, confiscation order, High Court
Posted in Barristers, Latest news, Regulation