Misconduct

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A solicitor has been found guilty of professional misconduct after admitting to falsely claiming to have witnessed a client's signatures on legal and banking documents. Cork solicitor John Moylan, of Richard Moylan & Co Solicitors, was censured by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal on Wednesda

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The new Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has been brought into effect with the appointment of its 33 members. The tribunal, established under the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015, was expected to start its work earlier this year but was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Bar Council of Northern Ireland has introduced a new version of its code of conduct for barristers. The new code of conduct, which took effect from 1 October 2020, applies to all barristers, whenever called to the Bar and whether or not they currently hold a practising certificate.

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Co Kerry solicitor Maurice O'Sullivan will be struck off the roll at the end of the year after being found guilty of professional misconduct. The High Court granted a stay on the strike-off orders to allow for the transfer of files relating to undertakings he had failed to honour, The Irish Times re

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