Solicitors Bradley Bloom SRA ID 259161 and Allan Hooper SRA ID 205691

Ed Boyce made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
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Dear The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Solicitors Bradley Bloom SRA ID 259161 and Allan Hooper SRA ID 205691

Can you confirm how many complaints you have recieved relating to this council's London solicitors both Bradley Bloom and Allan Hooper.

Can you confirm how and why a solicitors 'practice' can claim not to have a contract for £40,000 with a local authority when a contract does exist for debt recovery services according the solicitors.

How can they give out false information via their client.

This contract can only have been through their partnership that has the same name they use as a trading name for their company J E Baring Ltd and former company J E Baring & Co Ltd, because the latter was dissolved 29 March 2016 and the current company was not incorporated on Companies House 8 August 2019 and not regulated by SRA until 14 January 2020.

Why are the local authority and these solicitors giving out conflicting and deliberately confusing information to hide which legal entity they are acting through.

How is it possible for this partnership that the council has a contract with for legal services to be signing in a company trading name, letters and court documentation etc when this company was either not in existence or not regulated by SRA on those dates.

Since when have these company director solicitors been authorised to carry out bankruptcy work against individuals and not a company, under their solicitors company?

The Law Society website shows that only Insolvency and restricting - business can be carried out by solicitors Allan Hooper and Bradley Bloom whose registered partnership address is First Floor, 63-66 Hatton Garden,London.(DX151 LONDON)

Their company registered address is 1st Floor, 63-66 Hatton Garden, London, and their email address [email address] for this company appears on their website. (Notice the subtle change in spelling of the first line of their address changed from First Floor to 1st Floor.)

Are the directors allowed to send out documentation on headed paper with J E Baring & Co solicitors with their partnership address 'First Floor' with their company email address and LDE 151 Chancery Lane (not DX151 LONDON) and yet sign as a company trading name 'J E Baring & Co' with their company name 'J E Baring Ltd' trading as J E Baring & Co (Registered in England No. 1214662) Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 666652 Registered Office: FIRST FLOOR, (which is their registered partnership address not their registered company address) Directors: A Hooper, B Bloom and J Bending, at the bottom.

Are these solicitors allowed to mix and match their legal entities to conceal who has really been instructed by their client and for what purpose and if they are actually officially authorised in the correct capacity to carry out certain work, such as bankruptcy.

Surely, both solicitors and councils who are accessing and processing personal data of living individuals must be both transparent and accountable and not deceptive in their actions or can they simply swop and change their lawful basis to suit their mutual agenda, and without informing their purported council "customer".

Are either Bradley Bloom or Allan Hooper allowed to share personal data with former clients or must they be currently instructed?

MBC Legal Fees Contract - J E Baring & Co CA29830
www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/mbc_legal...

Yours faithfully,

Ed Boyce

SDT Enquiries, The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Boyce

 

We write further to your e-mail of 25 February 2021.

 

Please note that the Tribunal is not subject to the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 however we will try to answer your questions as best as we can.

 

Having checked our records we can confirm that to date we have received no
complaints of referrals from the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the
Regulator, regarding the two individuals you name.

 

With respect to your remaining questions, these appear to be requests for
legal advice: the Tribunal is impartial and independent and we are not
able to provide any legal advice, however, you may wish to approach the
Regulator who may be able to provide you with the answers you seek.   

  

Kind regards

 

Case Management Team

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Telephone: 020 7778 0769

Email: [1][SDT request email]

Website address: [2]www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Following recent developments in the Covid-19 situation, and In line with
the latest government advice, we will be working away from the office
until further notice. You can contact the SDT at
[3][SDT request email]

 

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From: Ed Boyce [mailto:[FOI #731364 email]]
Sent: 25 February 2021 13:21
To: SDT Enquiries <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Solicitors Bradley Bloom SRA ID
259161 and Allan Hooper SRA ID 205691

 

Dear The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Solicitors Bradley Bloom SRA ID 259161 and Allan Hooper SRA ID 205691

Can you confirm how many complaints you have recieved relating to this
council's London solicitors both Bradley Bloom and Allan Hooper.

Can you confirm how and why a solicitors 'practice' can claim not to have
a contract for £40,000 with a local authority when a contract does exist
for debt recovery services according the solicitors.

How can they give out false information via their client.

This contract can only have been through their partnership that has the
same name they use as a trading name for their company J E Baring Ltd and
former company J E Baring & Co Ltd, because the latter was dissolved 29
March 2016 and the current company was not incorporated on Companies House
8 August 2019 and not regulated by SRA until 14 January 2020.

Why are the local authority and these solicitors giving out conflicting
and deliberately confusing information to hide which legal entity they are
acting through.

How is it possible for this partnership that the council has a contract
with for legal services to be signing in a company trading name, letters
and court documentation etc when this company was either not in existence
or not regulated by SRA on those dates.

Since when have these company director solicitors been authorised to carry
out bankruptcy work against individuals and not a company, under their
solicitors company?

The Law Society website shows that only Insolvency and restricting -
business can be carried out by solicitors Allan Hooper and Bradley Bloom
whose registered partnership address is First Floor, 63-66 Hatton
Garden,London.(DX151 LONDON)

Their company registered address is 1st Floor, 63-66 Hatton Garden,
London, and their email address [6][email address] for this company
appears on their website. (Notice the subtle change in spelling of the
first line of their address changed from First Floor to 1st Floor.)

Are the directors allowed to send out documentation on headed paper with J
E Baring & Co solicitors with their partnership address 'First Floor' with
their company email address and LDE 151 Chancery Lane (not DX151 LONDON)
and yet sign as a company trading name 'J E Baring & Co' with their
company name 'J E Baring Ltd' trading as J E Baring & Co (Registered in
England No. 1214662) Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation
Authority No. 666652 Registered Office: FIRST FLOOR, (which is their
registered partnership address not their registered company address)
Directors: A Hooper, B Bloom and J Bending, at the bottom.

Are these solicitors allowed to mix and match their legal entities to
conceal who has really been instructed by their client and for what
purpose and if they are actually officially authorised in the correct
capacity to carry out certain work, such as bankruptcy.

Surely, both solicitors and councils who are accessing and processing
personal data of living individuals must be both transparent and
accountable and not deceptive in their actions or can they simply swop and
change their lawful basis to suit their mutual agenda, and without
informing their purported council "customer".

Are either Bradley Bloom or Allan Hooper allowed to share personal data
with former clients or must they be currently instructed?

MBC Legal Fees Contract - J E Baring & Co CA29830

[7]www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/mbc_legal_fees_contract_j_e_bari#comment-96093

Yours faithfully,

Ed Boyce

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Dear SDT Enquiries,

Thank you for checking your records and for confirming that SDT has not recieved any complaints or referrals from SRA yet. How long does it take for the SRA to complete their investigations into complaints and forward them onto SDT?

Yours sincerely,

Ed Boyce

SDT Enquiries, The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Boyce

 

The Tribunal does not know how long it takes the SRA to complete its
enquiries. It is the Tribunal’s understanding that this varies from case
to case. Once a decision is made by the SRA to refer the matter to the
Tribunal the average time taken for the Tribunal to receive the
proceedings is about 20-25 weeks but this period can be significantly
longer.

 

Kind regards

 

Case Management Team

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Telephone: 020 7778 0769

Email: [1][SDT request email]

Website address: [2]www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Following recent developments in the Covid-19 situation, and In line with
the latest government advice, we will be working away from the office
until further notice. You can contact the SDT at
[3][SDT request email]

 

Please do not send us items by courier as we will not be able to receive
them.  Please also note that there will be a delay receiving any postal
items.  We no longer have a DX service.

 

If your query cannot be dealt with by email and you need to speak to
someone, please call us on 0207 329 4808

 

Please check our website for any updates and for further information.

 

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[5]Please consider the environment before printing

 

 

From: Ed Boyce [mailto:[FOI #731364 email]]
Sent: 26 February 2021 17:05
To: SDT Enquiries <[email address]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Solicitors Bradley Bloom SRA
ID 259161 and Allan Hooper SRA ID 205691

 

Dear SDT Enquiries,

Thank you for checking your records and for confirming that SDT has not
recieved any complaints or referrals from SRA yet. How long does it take
for the SRA to complete their investigations into complaints and forward
them onto SDT?

Yours sincerely,

Ed Boyce

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear SDT Enquiries,

Thank you for confirming that the average time taken for the Tribunal to recieve the proceedings once a decision is made by the SRA is about 20-25 weeks but this period can be significantly longer.

By way of explanation the question was asked, as we would like to know how to find out who £40,000 of public funds have been awarded to and through, what legal entity tax must be paid, as there appears to be several and multiple variants of the "trading name"; a partnership, a non-trading dissolved limited company, a trading limited company and on further investigation a non-limited business below.

It is also confusing and non-transparent to be awarded public funds via a contract if there is no actual contract in place and/or being concealed.

J E BARING & CO
63-66 HATTON GARDEN, LONDON, EC1N 8LE
Company Status ACTIVE 3483212
Company Type Non-Limited Business
Senior Executive MR ALLAN HOOPER
Position Manager
https://companycheck.co.uk/nonLimitedCom...

Yours faithfully,

Ed Boyce