Outcome: Intervention (Help for clients)
Outcome date: 17
Published date: 25
Firm or organisation at date of publication and
at time of matters giving rise to outcome
Name: Astbury & Co
Floor (RT Financial Planners), Mercia House, High Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, GL54 5LJ
Firm ID: 63191
This outcome was reached
by SRA decision.
Decision to intervene into practice.
1. The Committee was satisfied that grounds for intervention exist under Paragraph 1(1)(c) of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended), namely that Mr Paul Graham Astbury has failed to comply with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules 1998.
2. The Committee was satisfied that grounds for intervention exist under Paragraph 1(1)(m) of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended), namely that it is necessary to exercise the powers of intervention in order to protect the interests of clients (or former or potential clients) of Mr Astbury or his firm, or the interests of the beneficiaries of any trust which Mr Astbury is or was a trustee.
Robert Capper of
Harrison Clark LLP,
5 Deansway, Worcester, WR1 2JG has
been appointed as the intervening agent.
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