SRA's Fraud Case Revived After 'Seriously Flawed' Dismissal

Law360, London (November 17, 2020, 2:09 PM GMT) -- A London court has revived disciplinary proceedings against a former white-collar solicitor accused of lying about his legal fees after concluding that a disciplinary tribunal was "plainly wrong" to downplay a fraud probe.

High Court Judges William Davis and Andrew Edis ordered the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to hold a new hearing to consider the fraud accusations against Nabeel Sheikh, the former senior partner of London law firm Neumans LLP.

Sheikh is facing discipline from the Solicitors Regulation Authority after he submitted a £2.9 million ($3.85 million) bill of costs to the Court of Appeal in 2010 for successfully clearing the name...

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