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Outcome: Referral to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
Outcome date: 18
Published date: 16
Firm or organisation at date of
Name: Hewitts Solicitors
Freemans Place, Haughton Road, Darlington, County Durham DL1
Firm ID: 387602
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by SRA decision.
This notification relates to a decision to prosecute before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. This is an independent tribunal which will reach its own decision after considering all the evidence, including any evidence put forward by the solicitor. The tribunal has certified that there is a case to answer in respect of allegations which are or include that he:
- 1) Acted in conveyancing transactions that had suspicious characteristics
- 2) Failed to act in the best interests of his clients in a conveyancing transaction
- 3) Fabricated documents and placed them on a client's file
- 4) Failed to disclose material information to his lender client
The allegations are subject to a Hearing before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and are as yet unproven.
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