Andrew Stephen Blatt, Senior Partner
Ranked in Chambers and Partners & recommended by Legal 500 for his work in Professional Discipline, Andrew has been helping solicitors for many years.
Chambers say the following about Andrew, ‘has particular expertise in managing voluntary practice closures, as part of a broad solicitor-focused practice. He earns praise from clients for his “professional, supportive and thorough” approach’ ‘specialises in assisting solicitors’ firms which are in difficulty. That is a pretty narrow but an immensely valuable expertise and skill, He is involved in voluntary practice closures and liaises closely with the SRA and defends clients in front of the SDT. The “thorough and persistent” Andrew Blatt is characterised as “an expert who knows his field very well.” He has specialist expertise in winding up law firms.’
You can find Andrew's full biography and contact details here.
Nicholas Anthony Trevette, Partner
Recommended by Legal 500 for his work in Professional Discipline, Nick spent over 20 years investigating fraud and other criminal offences prior to seeking qualification as a solicitor. Nick has rapidly gained a strong reputation in Solicitors’ Discipline & Regulation. He is a panel member of the Solicitors Assistance Scheme, a member of the Lawyers Defence Group and a member of the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.
You can find Nick's full biography and contact details here.
Robert Howard Forman, Senior Consultant, SDT Specialist
Ranked as Star Associate in Chambers and Partners for a third successive year, and recommended by Legal 500, in Professional Discipline, Robert is an experienced Professional Discipline solicitor, with particular expertise in the field of Solicitors’ Professional Discipline & Regulation.
Chambers 2018 say, ‘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.”
Legal 500 2017 say, ‘Robert Forman … is noted for his ‘superb acumen and industry knowledge’, ‘excellent communication skills’ and ‘tailored advice’.
Robert also has experience of training COLPs and COFAs providing advanced level MBL Seminars on Solicitors Regulation, Professional Discipline & Professional Indemnity Insurance. He was appointed by the SRA as external advisor to the SRA Compensation Arrangements Review 2012-2014 to give insight from a Defence Practitioner’s perspective
You can find Robert's full biography and contact details here.