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Goodbye to Simon Tinkler and Nalini Chavda

Simon Tinkler ceased to be a member of the Tribunal at the end of April 2022 as he has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge. Simon had been a solicitor member of the Tribunal since 2009. During that time Simon sat on, and chaired, numerous cases.

Outcome of the Review of the Tribunal's Listing Strategy

The Tribunal’s Policy Committee met on 19 April 2022 and carefully considered the 26 questionnaire responses it had received in respect of the Tribunal’s listing strategy. 24 of these responses came from individuals and the other two from the SRA and the Law Society.

Member Recruitment

On 25 October 2021, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal launched a recruitment campaign for up to 15 Solicitor Members and up to 10 Lay Members to join the Tribunal in 2022.  Solicitor Members are practising solicitors of at least 10 years’ experience and Lay Members are not solicitors or barris