Continued Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 recognition

November 12, 2018By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Murdochs’ award winning professional discipline team comprising Andrew Blatt, Robert Forman & Nick Trevette continue to be recognised as leaders in their fields by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in the 2019 rankings. Chambers reports : ‘Niche team specialising in defence of solicitors’ professional discipline proceedings. Particular expertise in SDT matters, SRA forensic investigations … Read More

The importance of instructing an SRA and SDT specialist

June 1, 2018By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Solicitors investigated or prosecuted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority may be tempted to self-represent or rely on that trusted colleague for pro-bono representation, but as their career and reputation are at stake this is likely to be a false economy. SDT specialist A Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal specialist understands the nuances of professional discipline, a unique … Read More

Murdochs maintains Chambers UK 2018 ranking as a Leading Firm in Professional Discipline

November 3, 2017By adminArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

In yesterday’s release, Murdochs were ranked in Band 3 of 5 in Chambers UK wide Professional Discipline sector, placing the firm as the equal highest ranked specialist solicitors professional discipline firm in the UK. Murdochs’ three-strong team are also well placed in the individual rankings, Andrew Blatt ranked in Band 2, and Robert Forman, as … Read More

Murdochs Solicitors maintains Legal 500 ranking as a leading firm in Professional Discipline

October 12, 2017By adminArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Legal 500’s 2017 publication says the following about us : Murdochs Solicitors provides ‘reliable, detailed, and robust advice’ in defending solicitors and other legal professionals facing investigation by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and proceedings before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. The practice’s experience extends to acting in voluntary practice closures, appeals to the Administrative Court, and compliance … Read More

SRA v Kadurugamuwa [2017] EWHC 2245 (Admin) : SRA appeal dismissed by the Administrative Court

July 12, 2017By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Robert Forman in our professional discipline team acted for the Respondent solicitor in this appeal heard before Lord Justice Simon and Mrs Justice McGowan in the Administrative Court yesterday, 11th July 2017. The SRA’s appeal against the order of the SDT was successfully resisted. The court dismissed the SRA’s appeal, and refused the regulator permission … Read More