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Law firm loses FoI bid to learn names of complainants

A law firm which demanded the details of people who had contacted the Solicitors Regulation Authority to allege misconduct has been firmly rebuffed by the Law Society’s freedom of information commissioner.

July 27th, 2015 | No Comments »

FoI adjudicator accuses SRA of putting profession before public

The Law Society’s outgoing Freedom of Information adjudicator has told the Solicitors Regulation Authority that it does not consider the public interest sufficiently in too readily refusing to release details of its investigations.

March 9th, 2015 | No Comments »

SRA should reveal progress of malpractice investigations, says FoI adjudicator

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is keeping informants who allege malpractice by solicitors in the dark about the progress of their complaint, two years after the Law Society’s own freedom of information adjudicator urged that the problem should be addressed.

January 10th, 2014 | No Comments »