We aim to produce judgments containing the Tribunal’s detailed reasons and findings within seven weeks of the last day of the hearing.
12475 / 2023
Respondent: Christopher John Coates
Outcome: Determination of Indefinite Suspension – Granted
12487 / 2023
Respondent: Mladen Kesar
Outcome: Variation of Conditions on Practising Certificate
12479 / 2023
Respondent: Musharaf Javid Asharaf
Outcome: Suspend – Fixed Period
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Frequently asked questions relating to SDT Judgments.
The SDT aims to produce judgments within seven weeks of the last day of the hearing in 85% of cases. Judgments may take longer to produce in lengthy and/or complex cases.
The Tribunal does not have power to award compensation. The Legal Ombudsman does have power to do so. Please see the Legal Ombudsman’s website for more details.
Yes, in most cases. Judgments are published on our website in accordance with our Judgment Publication Policy. This Policy sets out how long different types of Judgment will remain on the website.
Judgments which have been removed from the website in accordance with the Policy can normally be obtained from the Tribunal’s office. Please contact us and a member of staff will be happy to assist you.
In certain cases, particularly if the Tribunal has ordered that the hearing should take place in private, the Judgment may not be available to anyone other than the parties to the case without specific permission of the Tribunal.