31st August - Law News

2440th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

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Focus of the Day Article:
There is “some uncertainty” as to whether non-lawyer partners of alternative business structures (ABSs) can be banned from working in the profession, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has admitted. The case where the issue came up also led to the regulator deciding it should not have sought a ban in any case. The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) said in a recent ruling that it accepted the SRA’s arguments that section 43 orders could not be used against non-lawyer managers of ABSs.
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