Our three-strong team has, for the 2023 edition, maintained its Chambers & Partners ranking as London’s leading specialist solicitors’ professional discipline firm. Individually Andrew Blatt is ranked in Band 2, Robert Forman in Band 3, and Nick Trevette in Band 5.

Here’s what Chambers & Partners said :

Murdochs Solicitors has a niche team specialising in defence of solicitors’ professional discipline proceedings. The firm has particular expertise in SDT matters, SRA forensic investigations and voluntary practice closures. It is experienced in providing advice on interventions and appeals.Murdochs Solicitors has a brilliant understanding of the complexities and dynamics of law firms.””They break down complex matters into manageable constituents and then deal with each constituent very logically and simply.” “They brought expertise to bear very quickly and turned a difficult matter into a positive experience in very short order.”

Andrew Blatt focuses his practice on professional discipline matters in the legal sector. He frequently defends solicitors facing SRA investigations and SDT proceedings.’ “He was extremely helpful, diligent, knowledgeable, caring and supportive.” 

Robert Forman possesses a strong reputation within the legal services regulatory sector, due to his excellent track record of defending legal professionals in SDT proceedings. He is also adept at helping firms avoid SRA intervention following solicitor misconduct. “He is the solicitor’s solicitor. I wouldn’t trust anyone else if the SRA were looking at professional discipline against me.” “Robert Forman is a fantastic and highly experienced lawyer. His hard work and commitment helped me through an incredibly difficult time.” 

Nicholas Trevette is well regarded for his expertise in SRA investigations and SDT defence. He regularly acts on behalf of law firms and legal professionals. “He is someone you very much want on your side.” “He is easy to work with on SRA defence matters.” “Nicholas Trevette is experienced and has a no-nonsense manner.”