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
We have been experiencing IT problems over the past few days. We believe these are now resolved, but if you have sent us an email recently and have not had a response, please contact us by telephone on 020 7329 4808.
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.
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.