Statistics for cases where it is admitted or proven by investigation that a person has described themselves/permitted themselves to be described as a 'solicitor' when they are not

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Dear Solicitors Regulation Authority,

I am making a request in relation to cases it is admitted or proven by investigation that a person has described themselves/permitted themselves to be described as a 'solicitor' when they not and never have been admitted as a Solicitor

1. How many complaints to this effect in the last recorded 12 month period have you had (Iproven/admitted)
2. What type of outcome by number/percentage applied to those ? eg. prosecution/ caution/ formal warning/ advice
3. Do you have a policy in relation to potential actions that you can disclose ? if so please do
4. Do you have a practice manual in relation to investigation that you could disclose ? If so please do .

Yours faithfully,

andrew brown

SRA Information Compliance, Solicitors Regulation Authority

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Dear Mr Brown,

 

Please see attached response to your request for information.

 

Kind regards

 

Charlie Smith

Information Governance Officer

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