Hind, Michelle Mary MacLennan —386240

Decisions

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Control of practice—9 March 2017

Closure—28 November 2016


Decision - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 9 March 2017

Published date: 22 March 2017

Firm details

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Redferns

Address(es):

Lupins Business Centre, 1-3 Greenhill, Weymout, DT4 7SS

Firm ID: 62111

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Ms Michelle Hind is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

Ms Hind's practising certificate for 2016/2017 is subject to the following conditions which are necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the public interest:

  1. Ms Hind may act as a solicitor only as an employee whose role has first been approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
  2. Ms Hind may not act as a compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) or compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA) for any authorised body or non SRA firm.
  3. Ms Hind does not hold, receive or have access to client money, or act as a signatory to any client or office account, or have the power to authorise electronic transfers from any client or office account.
  4. Ms Hind shall immediately inform any actual or prospective employer of these conditions and the reasons for their imposition.

In these conditions the definitions are as defined in the SRA Handbook Glossary 2012.

Reasons/basis

The above conditions are considered to be necessary in the public interest and reasonable and proportionate having regard to the purposes set out in Regulation 7 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011 and the regulatory objectives and principles governing regulatory activities as contained in section 28 of the Legal Services Act 2007.

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Decision - closure

Outcome: Intervention (Help for clients)

Outcome date: 28 November 2016

Published date: 28 November 2016

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication and at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Redferns

Address(es):Lupins Business Centre, 1-3 Greenhill, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SS

Firm ID: 62111

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Reasons/basis

The Panel was satisfied that there was reason to suspect dishonesty on the part of Ms Hind in connection with her practice ( Paragraph 1(1)(a)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974).

The Panel was also satisfied that Ms Hind had failed to comply with rules made under sections 31 and 32 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended) ( Paragraph 1(1)(c) of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974).

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