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A sister and brother have been struck off as solicitors for putting their own financial interests ahead of clients who lost money in dubious parking space and storage pod investment schemes.
A solicitor’s failure to conduct proper client ID checks and to confirm that the client owned the property he said he did inadvertently facilitated a fraud, it has emerged.
The government has rejected a call from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) that small law firms should have to pay its new economic crime levy.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has banned a string of non-solicitors from working in the profession for dishonesty, including theft, fabricating letters and faking a client’s signature.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has banned a string of non-solicitors from working in the profession, with issues like theft, overbilling and fabricating documents among the causes.
Two solicitors who breached the trust of vulnerable clients in need of cash by acting in a dodgy quick home sale scheme have been suspended from practice.
A solicitor who abused his position as the executor of an estate and stole £275,000 from it to spend on an “excessive lifestyle” has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
A solicitor who “considered herself to be the client” while operating under a lasting power of attorney (LPA), sending bills to herself and massively overcharging the elderly client involved, has been struck off.
The former finance director of a North-East law firm has been banned from working in the profession after using “residual client monies” kept in a separate deposit account to pay the firm’s VAT and staff salaries.
A solicitor has been suspended for six months after being convicted of using a disabled parking badge with intent to deceive shortly after she qualified.
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