We are a specialist, multi-award winning firm of solicitors, nationally recognised for our expertise in the field of Solicitors’ Professional Discipline & Regulation.
Our core work involves acting for firms and individual solicitors in SRA investigations, and defending proceedings before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. As one of the only firms in the country to specialise in Solicitors’ Professional Discipline & Regulation, we believe that we understand the field like no other.
'Murdochs Solicitors 'Niche team specialising in defence of solicitors' professional discipline proceedings. Particular expertise in SDT matters, SRA forensic investigations and voluntary practice closures. Experienced in providing advice on interventions and appeals. Strengths - A source comments: "They are very proactive with clients and are a powerful team with complementing skills." One client remarks that the firm provides "high-quality advice at a reasonable price." "They have excellent insight into approaches taken by the SRA and know how best to respond," another client reveals.' Chambers UK 2021
We are ranked as a leading firm in the field of Professional Discipline (Chambers & Legal 500) and repeat winners of awards (UK Professional Discipline & Regulation Law Firm of the Year). Our specialist team, includes Robert Forman, co-author of The Solicitor's Handbook, editions 2019 and 2022.
'Murdochs Solicitors' team is 'excellent in both the law and applying its knowledge'. The practice focuses almost exclusively on defending solicitors and other legal professionals facing regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings.' 'The team are totally dedicated and their service is second to none. They provide excellent value for money.'‘ 'They are interested in you as individuals, as that in reality is what gives the firm its credence and respect.' ‘This is an entirely specialist team. They have different skills which cover the whole spectrum of regulatory & disciplinary advice particularly in relation to solicitors. They are in my view leaders in this field.' Legal 500 UK 2021
Murdochs’ team, Andrew Blatt, Robert Forman and Nick Trevette are individually recommended for Professional Discipline in Legal 500, Andrew Blatt listed as a 'Leading Individual', while Andrew Blatt and Robert Forman are additionally individually ranked by Chambers in Professional Discipline, Robert Forman having achieved ‘Star’ status for the five successive years.
Our team is renowned for delivering high quality and cost-effective legal services. We’ve been serving solicitors across the UK for in excess of 30 years. We were established in the City of London in 1984, before relocating to, what is now an administrative hub, in London E11. Our nationwide practice sees us meet solicitors in all parts of England & Wales.