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Failure to consider Jones criteria results in case being remitted for fresh hearing

United Kingdom - October 29 2014 This Administrative Court decision is a reminder of the importance for disciplinary panels, when faced with a late application to adjourn a hearing...

Knowingly misleading the court was tantamount to dishonesty

United Kingdom - October 29 2014 The Administrative Court has ruled that, having made an express finding that a solicitor had not been dishonest, the Solicitors Disciplinary...

Barrister disbarred following introduction of new evidence on appeal

United Kingdom - April 23 2014 In this case the Visitors of the Inns of Court (the visitors) allowed an appeal by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) against a decision of the...

Anonymous hearsay evidence in disciplinary proceedings

United Kingdom - April 23 2014 In this case the Administrative Court found that, in the context of disciplinary proceedings, it was difficult to conceive of circumstances in which...

Applications to extend interim orders require seven days' notice

United Kingdom - April 23 2014 In this case the Administrative Court, in its own words, 'put down a marker' for regulators in respect of the timing of applications to extend...