Corporate Social Responsibility
At the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, we recognise the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a fundamental aspect of our operations.
This policy concerns the approach that the Tribunal will adopt in the event of a request by a non-party for the supply of documents which are held by the Tribunal pursuant to its statutory function under the Solicitors Act 1974 to hear and determine applications made to it under that Act.
As a service to the public and the profession, the Tribunal publishes Judgments on our website unless the Division of the Tribunal which determined a specific case directs otherwise. This policy sets out our principles and approach to publishing judgments.
The following practice note is to give guidance to Applicants and Respondents who seek an adjournment of a hearing the date of which has been fixed.
The Practice Directions applying to proceedings under the Solicitors (Disciplinary Proceedings) Rules 2007 are:
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