An experienced solicitor has been struck off after accepting a caution for possession of banned drugs, failing to report it to the regulator, and misleading police.
A “stressed” solicitor has been struck off after receiving a suspended prison sentence for pretending claims had concluded and paying clients damages they had not in fact been awarded.
An experienced solicitor escaped with an indefinite suspension after a tribunal accepted her plea that she had falsified a client’s sick note while suffering from mental ill-health.
An experienced solicitor-advocate has been struck off for misleading a judge that she was a barrister and then misleading the solicitors on the other side who questioned her behaviour.
An experienced solicitor has been struck off after being conviction of fraudulently claiming housing benefit when she had savings that made her ineligible.
An experienced solicitor has been fined £7,500 over misconduct in relation to clients who left him gifts in their wills, including a house that later sold for £478,000.
A criminal sole practitioner has been fined for offences which he blamed on having dispensed with his accounts manager after the firm suffered from legal aid cuts.
A solicitor with alcohol problems who took thousands of pounds in cash payments from clients and dishonestly failed to declare them to his firm has been struck off.
A solicitor who was convicted of fraudulently submitting false invoices for police station work to fund his cocaine habit has been struck off.
A solicitor has been fined for allowing a misleading website to appear, purporting to suggest he ran an award-winning multi-national firm when he did not.
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