In this series of news alerts, CM Murray LLP regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, identifies three key regulatory trends which firms and solicitors need to be aware of in 2022.  In this first alert, Andrew considers the extent to which the SRA is continuing to investigate personal misconduct following the High Court Judgment in Beckwith at the end of 2020.

The decision of the High Court in Beckwith was widely seen as a warning to the SRA against encroaching into solicitors’ private lives, and investigating conduct which does not touch on a solicitor’s practice or the standing of the profession….Read more