3 Key Legal Regulatory/Professional Discipline Trends for 2022 – Part 1: SRA Investigations into Personal Misconduct
January 20th, 2022 by Marketing
In this series of news alerts, our regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, identifies three key regulatory trends which firms and solicitors need to be aware of in 2022. In this first alert, Andrew considers the extent to which the SRA is continuing to investigate personal misconduct following the High Court Judgment in Beckwith at the end of 2020.
Ten-Minute Talks: The SRA Consultation on Financial Penalties – 3 Key Issues for Firms and Individuals
January 7th, 2022 by Stuart Smith
The SRA’s consultation on financial penalties has a number of potentially significant implications for both individual lawyers and law firms. In this Ten-Minute Talk, our Managing Partner, Clare Murray, Clare Murray, and Regulatory and Professional Discipline Partner, Andrew Pavlovic, discuss the following three key issues raised by the consultation: Are fines an appropriate way of […]
December 16th, 2021 by Marketing
The recent decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to dismiss a claim for costs by a successful respondent has sparked a renewed discussion as to whether the ‘starting point’ that the SRA should not be ordered to pay the costs of a failed prosecution remains justifiable.
December 8th, 2021 by Stuart Smith
“Rising Star” SRA regulatory specialist, Andrew Pavlovic, joins CM Murray LLP