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Criminal solicitor fined £40k for pro bono work in family dispute

15th November 2022

Legal Futures

A criminal solicitor who helped out a friend in a family law dispute pro bono has been fined £40,000 for how he conducted the case, which “detrimentally impacted” all those involved.

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) said the profession’s reputation was damaged by James Brookes acting beyond his professional competence.

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