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Murdochs Solicitors

Professional Discipline

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Murdochs Solicitors

Professional Discipline

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Niche team specialising in defence of solicitors' professional discipline proceedings. Particular expertise in SDT matters, SRA forensic investigations and voluntary practice closures. Experienced in providing advice on interventions and appeals.

Strengths

A source comments: "They are very proactive with clients and are a powerful team with complementing skills."

One client remarks that the firm provides "high-quality advice at a reasonable price."

"They have excellent insight into approaches taken by the SRA and know how best to respond," another client reveals.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Blatt focuses his practice on professional discipline matters in the legal sector. He frequently defends solicitors facing SRA investigations and SDT proceedings.
"He is an enthusiastic and driven lawyer who has tremendous knowledge of the law." "Andrew has a forensically-tuned mind which allows him to reduce complex documents down to the core matters in a case."

Robert Forman possesses a strong reputation within the legal services regulatory sector, due to his excellent track record defending legal professionals in SDT proceedings. He is also adept at helping firms avoid SRA intervention following solicitor misconduct.
"Robert really understands the perspective and psychology of regulatory bodies. He gets what they will be concerned about and knows how to best represent your case in language they will respond to." "He provides very prompt and clear advice and is a good strategist." "He is an outstanding solicitor who provides very robust, thorough and empathetic advice."

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UK-wide

Professional Discipline


Andrew Blatt
Band 2
Robert Forman
Band 4