On 22 September 2017 the Judgment in Case No. 11502/2016 – Solicitors Regulation Authority v Day, Malik, Crowther and Leigh Day (A Firm) was delivered by the SDT’s administrative office by email and post to the parties to the proceedings.
Following an assessment visit lasting 2 days in July 2017, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has been awarded re-accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.
The SDT has published its anonymised case data on the progress of cases issued in January – July 2017, to give a flavour of its current workload.
Simon Tinkler, the Chairman of the SDT Division which sat on Case No. 11502 / 2016 - SRA v Day, Malik, Crowther and Leigh Day (A Firm), on 24 August 2017 issued the following information to the parties to the proceedings:
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has published its Response to the Consultation by the Bar Standards Board on the review of the Standard of Proof applied in professional misconduct proceedings.
The SDT's administration company, SDTAL, has published its independently audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016.
The SDT has issued a Press Summary of the decision in Case Number 11502/2016 SRA v Day, Malik, Crowther, and Leigh Day.
The Press Summary can be accessed by clicking here.
On 30 April 2017 the SDT Board, membership, and staff said "Goodbye" to nine of our highly-distinguished and long-serving Solicitor and Lay Members on their retirement from the SDT. The dates in brackets next to names below indicate the date each Member joined the SDT.
The SDT published its Annual Report 2016 on 12 April 2017.
On 8 December 2016 the SDT's Policy Committee, led by the President of the Tribunal Edward Nally, published the 5th Edition of its Guidance Note on Sanctions.
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