Killing Off Lawyers

Criminal Law & Justice Weekly 2013, 177(13/14), pages 220-221

2 Pages Posted: 27 Aug 2015

Date Written: March 30, 2013


Considers the implications for the legal profession of changes to the regulatory regime for solicitors implemented under the Legal Services Act 2007, including changes to the jurisdiction of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the granting of full operational independence to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT). Notes the guidance published by the SDT on the sanctions it imposes.

Keywords: Legal Services Act 2007, Solicitors Regulation Authority, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Suggested Citation

Otchie, Andrew, Killing Off Lawyers (March 30, 2013). Criminal Law & Justice Weekly 2013, 177(13/14), pages 220-221, Available at SSRN: or

Andrew Otchie (Contact Author)

12 Old Square Chambers ( email )

United Kingdom

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