No prima facie case of misconduct against solicitor

By: Mark Tottenham BL, on September 11, 2012

Law Society of Ireland v. Curneen [2012] IEHC 358 (High Court, Kearns P, 30 July 2012)

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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