Stephanie Bown was appointed as Lay Vice-President of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal on 3 March 2019 following a competitive election process and on the retirement of the previous Lay Vice-President, Millius Palayiwa. Stephanie will serve as SDT Lay Vice-President, a Director of the SDTAL
Millius Palayiwa, Lay Member of the SDT since 2009, retired on 3 March 2019.
Edward Nally, Solicitor Member, has been re-elected by the SDT membership to serve as President for a second, and final, term of 3 years following a competitive election process. The term commenced on 3 February 2019 and will expire on 2 February 2022.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) consulted on the making of procedural rules in relation to first instance applications to the Tribunal between 16 July 2018 and 8 October 2018.
On 12 December 2018 the SDT's Policy Committee, led by the President of the Tribunal Edward Nally, published the 6th Edition of its Guidance Note on Sanctions.
The Tribunal is delighted to announce the appointment of Geraldine Newbold as Clerk to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and Chief Executive Officer of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Administration Limited.
On 1 October 2018 the SDT’s Policy Committee, led by the President of the Tribunal Edward Nally, published an updated version of the SDT’s Judgment Publication policy.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has launched a consultation on the making of procedural rules in relation to first instance applications to the Tribunal. The consultation will run from 16 July 2018 to 8 October 2018.
The President of the Tribunal, Edward Nally, is sorry to announce the death of former President and Solicitor Member Jeremy (Jem) Barnecutt on 5 July 2018.
Laurence Gilford (Solicitor Member) and Lesley McMahon-Hathway (Lay Member) are about to conclude their second and final term as Directors of the Tribunal's administration company Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Administration Ltd (“SDTAL”). Lesley and Laurence became SDTAL Directors and Policy
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