No prima facie case of misconduct against solicitor

By: Mark Tottenham BL, on September 11, 2012

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High Court dismisses appeal by Law Society from decision of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, and affirms dismissal of complaint against solicitor.

Professional disciplinary law – appeal from decision of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal – dismissal of case against solicitor – finding of no prima facie cases of misconduct – alleged client account deficit – breaches of solicitors accounts regulations – fees taken in advance – fees taken when not approved by clients – failure to furnish fee notes – failure to comply with “section 68″ letters – replying affidavit from respondent solicitor – issues satisfactorily clarified.

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