Tag: Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

SRA won’t appeal Ryan Beckwith ruling

Ex-Freshfields partner was fined £35,000, but not struck off, for engaging in sexual activity with a junior female colleague

Feb 24 2020 5:01pm

Ryan Beckwith: SDT ruling in full

Ex-Freshfields partner was fined £35,000 following allegations of sexual misconduct

Feb 4 2020 4:33pm

Former Baker McKenzie London boss admits harassing junior lawyer

But denies it was an abuse of his position

Dec 5 2019 11:15am

Ex-Baker McKenzie London boss gave junior lawyer ‘unwanted kiss’ in hotel room

Then emailed her to say ‘Sorry!!’, tribunal hears

Dec 3 2019 10:47am

Freshfields partner resigns as SDT upholds one allegation of misconduct — but avoids ban

Ryan Beckwith, who had been accused of engaging in sexual activity with intoxicated junior colleague, fined £35,000 and ordered to pay £235,000 in costs

Oct 10 2019 11:53am
SQE super-exam students solicitors

Exam lie ends junior solicitor’s City career

Former Proskauer Rose lawyer struck off for pretending to pass professional insolvency exam

Oct 8 2019 12:35pm

Freshfields partner denies exploiting junior associate

A 'mutual mistake', says Ryan Beckwith

Oct 7 2019 11:06am

18-month suspension for solicitor who texted ‘I want to f*ck you’ to newly qualified colleague

Disciplinary tribunal points to mitigation, including medical issues

Oct 3 2019 5:43pm

Former Akin Gump partner struck off over £25,000 in ‘improper expense claims’

Igor Krivoshekov admitted charging his firm for personal meals and Uber journeys

Oct 2 2019 8:44am

Former MP Fiona Onasanya struck off as solicitor

Commercial property law specialist was jailed for three months after lying to avoid speeding points

Aug 6 2019 2:20pm

‘Extremely overworked’ City lawyer fined £2,500 for erroneously expensing Uber journeys twice

Fladgate solicitor hauled before disciplinary tribunal

Jul 17 2019 10:21am

Former Skadden London lawyer caught up in Trump-Russia probe struck off for lying to FBI

City lawyer Alex van der Zwaan accepts professional ban following short jail spell

Jul 12 2019 12:12pm

SDT refuses to drop case against Freshfields partner accused of sexual misconduct

Ryan Beckwith previously argued charges were beyond regulator's remit

Jun 19 2019 1:14pm

Solicitor escapes with suspension over ‘modest’ cannabis farm

Makes a real hash of her career

Apr 23 2019 12:19pm

Junior lawyer MP Fiona Onasanya to face disciplinary tribunal

Lied to police in bid to avoid a speeding charge

Apr 12 2019 10:36am