The SDT published its Annual Report 2017 on 17 May 2018.
Alison Banks, Solicitor Member, has been re-elected by the SDT membership to serve as SDT Solicitor Vice-President for a second, and final, term of 3 years. The term commences on 13 May 2018 and will expire on 12 May 2021.
SDT Members and staff are proud to announce that:
Ged Fisher, Lay Member of the SDT since 1 January 1999, retired on 25 January 2018 when his current term of appointment by the Master of the Rolls came to an end.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal is introducing a Code of Conduct for Members together with a Procedure for any alleged breaches of the Code. These will formally take effect from the 1 January 2018.
Judgment and Agreed Outcome in Case Number 11717-2017 Solicitors Regulation Authority v Locke Lord (UK) LLP
The costs hearing in Case Number 11502/2016 - Solicitors Regulation Authority v Day, Malik, Crowther and Leigh Day will take place as follows:
Date: Monday, 13 November 2017
Time: 10 am
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: