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
After almost eight years at the SDT, Susan Humble, our Chief Executive Officer and Clerk, is moving on to pastures new.
The SDT has introduced an Interactive Tour function to its website. It is now possible to pay a virtual visit to our court and discussion rooms and reception areas before setting foot over the threshold of Gate House.
Data Protection Update
To reflect changes in data protection law, we have updated our Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy.