There has been an unusual amount of sympathy today on Twitter for the report of a newly qualified solicitor who was struck off. The solicitor “had ‘messed up’ on a handful of the 170 cases he was handling and did not seek help from colleagues”.
“…there always is a lot to learn. You never can say you know it all and those who do think like that are fools.”
THE ERRANT (AND NOW STRUCK OFF) SOLICITOR
Consequently he paid some damages out of his own pocket; fabricated a defence letter and told a client that medical evidence had been disclosed when it had not been.
Nothing here should be viewed as condoning these actions. However what is worrying is this is typical of a number of recent cases where a litigation lawyer has had their career come to an end. There seems to be a pattern. – their caseload becomes…
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