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 Star Associate for the third year running.

Chambers say the following :

What the team is known for Niche team specialising in solicitors’ professional discipline, acting exclusively in the defence of solicitors. Particular expertise in SDT proceedings, SRA forensic investigations and voluntary practice closures. Experienced in providing advice on interventions and appeals.

Strengths Clients state: “They’re very good – easily contactable and responsive.”

Notable practitioners

Andrew Blatt frequently advises practitioners on SRA interventions, including handling voluntary practice closures. Clients say: “He’s very experienced, highly knowledgeable and empathetic.”

Robert Forman specialises in defending solicitors in SDT proceedings and SRA investigations. Clients state: “He has a very impressive forensic ability to go through the evidence, and is obviously a specialist in what he does.”

To discuss an issue with us in confidence, please telephone Andrew Blatt on 07973 752498, or Robert Forman on 07976 562236