Andrew Stephen Blatt, Senior Director (Admitted 1985)

Ranked in Chambers and Partners UK & recommended by Legal 500 UK for his work in Professional Discipline, Andrew has been helping solicitors for many years.

'Andrew Blatt focuses his practice on professional discipline matters in the legal sector. He frequently defends solicitors facing SRA investigations and SDT proceedings.'"Excellent and experienced in his specialist area.""He is responsive, knowledgeable and understanding.""I felt completely at ease in my dealings with Andrew." Chambers UK 2024

'Andrew Blatt is extremely helpful, knowledgeable and understanding. Whilst being very sympathetic, his advice is very sound and to the point.’' ‘Clients regard both Andrew Blatt and Robert Forman as extensions to their teams. They are straight-talking but work collaboratively with clients to ensure the best possible outcome.’Legal 500 UK 2024

You can find Andrew's full biography and contact details here.

Robert Howard Forman, Senior Consultant (Admitted 1997)

Co-author of The Solicitor's Handbook (Law Society Publishing), Robert has a wealth of experience acting for firms and individuals in all aspects of Solicitors’ Professional Discipline & Regulation. Robert's primary work consists of providing defence representation in SRA investigations and SDT proceedings, early engagement with the SRA (self reports) and advising COLPs and COFAs.

Chambers & Partners UK 2024 - '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. "Robert is extremely knowledgeable and understanding. He's quick to identify the key facts and mitigating factors to present." "He gives down-to-earth advice from the beginning to end alongside excellent client care and support.""Robert is pragmatic and does not shy away from difficult conversations."

Legal 500 UK 2024 - Robert Forman is a leader in his field of Solicitors Professional Standards and Regulations, in particular his expertise in professional discipline and regulation. He has very personable qualities, putting the client at ease especially when they face vulnerable situations in relation to conduct and ethics, or regulation issues.’

You can find Robert's full biography and contact details here.

Nicholas Anthony Trevette, Director (Admitted 2004)

Recommended by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for his work in Professional Discipline, Nick spent over 20 years investigating fraud and other criminal offences prior to qualification in 2004. Nick 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.

Chambers & Partners UK 2024 - '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 really experienced in solicitors' and accountants' work and has a superb understanding of the investigations space. He takes cases all the way and his results speak for themselves. The tribunals respect him as they know the work is properly done and no corners are cut.""Nick is great with clients. He's very hard-working, enthusiastic and forms a judgement of a case very accurately and very early. If you came to me with a problem, my first recommendation would be Nick Trevette.""Nicholas is very competent and provides helpful advice."

Legal 500 UK 2024 - 'Nicholas Trevette is a first port of call for any enquiries in this field. A highly experienced professional who knows this area inside out and who gives outstanding service to his clients.’ ‘Nicholas Trevette’s advice is always exceptionally well considered. He is outstanding.’

You can find Nick's full biography and contact details here.