Case studies

Preventing dishonest solicitor from being restored to the roll

We recently acted for the SRA in its appeal against the decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to restore a solicitor who had been struck off some years before for dishonesty involving losses of around £3 million to the register.

Conducting the appeal were Katrina Wingfield and Hein Le Roux who successfully persuaded the court that the solicitor had committed a very serious wrongdoing in the first place and considerable losses had been incurred. As a result, the decision to restore his name to the roll was reversed.

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Penningtons Manches LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. San Francisco is an associated office.

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