The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 – Disciplinary Procedures – An update 2020 

The 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 in 2020 but was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The LPDT deals with complaints against Solicitors and Barristers.

Topics covered:

  • Part 6 – LSRA 2015
  • 2 disciplinary streams
  • Inadequate service / excessive costs
  • Misconduct
  • Misconduct complaints structure
  • The complaints committee
  • The Disciplinary Tribunal
  • The inquiry
  • Sanctions

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

To book this lecture, please refer to: 2021 Legal CPD programme

CPD-Philanthropy is an independent network of distinguished Barristers/Legal Academics who reduce CPD rates to a minimum, to encourage you/your firm, to make a separate donation directly, to a charity of your choice instead.

Between 2015 and 2020, 2905 Solicitors in conjunction with 651 firms/public bodies, registered their attendance at CPD-Philanthropy training events/activities. Since December 2015, Solicitors pledged support for 167 different charitable projects. We invite you to review more comprehensive information on participating firms/companiesnominated charities and testimonials by clicking the respective link.

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