Respected specialist firm with a focus on advising law firms on disciplinary matters, operating out of offices in Liverpool and Oxford. Represents firms before the SDT and is particularly accomplished in advising on compliance matters. Admired for its strong defence of individual practitioners in SRA disciplinary proceedings.
"Legal Risk are very highly regarded and we have a lot of confidence in their expertise and advice," one client reveals, adding: "They are always very quick to respond to even the most bizarre of queries."
"They always look for solutions rather than merely setting out an analysis of the problems," another client reports.
Francis Dingwall is highly regarded for his professional discipline practice, which focuses on advising law firms and solicitors on SRA disciplinary investigations. He advises on a range of claims, including professional misconduct allegations and issues concerning conflict of interest. "He has considerable experience and is very knowledgeable." "He provides clear and concise advice on risk for law firms."
Frank Maher is recognised for his outstanding capabilities in handling professional discipline matters for lawyers and law firms. He frequently advises legal professionals on issues concerning anti-money laundering legislation. "He is very responsive and deals with matters swiftly. We have great confidence in his knowledge and expertise." "He's knowledgeable, responsive and very commercial."
Susan Mawdsley focuses on advising law firms on interactions with the SRA concerning anti-money laundering matters and disciplinary investigations. "She is a deep subject matter expert and she communicates her knowledge clearly and concisely."