Kadurugamuwa, Buddika Sajeevani—463833

Decisions

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Prosecution—1 February 2017

Control of practice—13 January 2017

Control of practice—12 May 2016


Decision - prosecution

Outcome: Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal order

Outcome date: 1 February 2017

Published date: 8 February 2017

Firm details

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

Name: Christopher Mathew Solicitors

Address(es):119 Chalkhill Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 9AL

Firm ID: 488460

Outcome details

Reasons/basis

Outcome of SDT Hearing

This notification relates to a Decision to prosecute before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. This is an independent Tribunal which reaches its own decision after considering all the evidence, including any evidence put forward by the Respondent. The Tribunal had certified that there was a case to answer. 

The matter was heard on 01 February 2017.

Mrs Kadurugamuwa was fined £2,000.

The SDT judgment will be available at www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk

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Decision - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 13 January 2017

Published date: 13 January 2017

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: Christopher Mathew Solicitors

Address(es):

1 Olympic Way, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 0NP

Firm ID: 488460

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Buddika Sajeevani Kadurugamuwa is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

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

  1. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a manager or owner of any authorised body.
  2. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a compliance officer for legal practice COLP) or compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA) of any authorised body.
  3. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a money laundering reporting officer (MLRO) for any authorised body.
  4. Mrs Kadurugamuwa is not sole signatory to any client or office account cheques, does not have sole responsibility for client or office account or sole responsibility for authorising client or office account transfers, electronic or otherwise.
  5. Mrs Kadurugamuwa 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 - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 12 May 2016

Published date: 16 June 2016

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: Christopher Mathew Solicitors

Address(es):

1 Olympic Way, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 0NP

Firm ID: 488460

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Buddika Sajeevani Kadurugamuwa is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

Mrs Kadurugamuwa's practising certificate for 2015/2016 is subject to the following conditions which are necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the public interest:

  1. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a manager or owner of any authorised body.
  2. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a compliance officer for legal practice COLP) or compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA) of any authorised body.
  3. Mrs Kadurugamuwa may not act as a money laundering reporting officer (MLRO) for any authorised body.
  4. Mrs Kadurugamuwa is not sole signatory to any client or office account cheques, does not have sole responsibility for client or office account or sole responsibility for authorising client or office account transfers, electronic or otherwise.
  5. Mrs Kadurugamuwa 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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