Robert Forman’s Webinar for The Law Society on Changes to the rules on reporting concerns to the SRA

October 1, 2019By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

This webinar provides individuals, managers, COLPs and COFAs with advice on the new reporting rules which will be introduced in November 2019, including elements of the SRA’s new Enforcement Strategy and the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal’s (SDT) new procedural rules including the change to the standard of proof in disciplinary proceedings. Robert Forman co-hosted the Webinar … Read More

The Solicitor’s Handbook 2019 – Robert Forman of Murdochs Professional Discipline Solicitors

October 1, 2019By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Robert Forman is a co-author of The Solicitor’s Handbook 2019, published on 30 September 2019 by The Law Society. The book is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to solicitors’ regulation. It covers the changes to the new SRA standards and regulations which come into force on 25 November 2019 in addition to recent statutory changes … Read More

Murdochs maintains Legal 500 recognition as a leading firm in Professional Discipline

September 27, 2019By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Legal 500 2020 said the following about us – Murdochs Solicitors ‘has excellent knowledge of the law and practice of SRA interventions into solicitors’. The practice has longstanding experience defending solicitors and other legal professionals that face regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings. The team comprises practice head and senior partner Andrew Blatt – who specialises … Read More

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