Decision - Sanction
Outcome date: 27 October 2020
Published date: 30 November 2020
Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome
Name: DWFM Beckman
Address(es): 101 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 1FB
Firm ID: 352390
This outcome was reached by SRA decision.
DISCIPLINARY DECISION FOR PUBLICATION
Montague Frankel is solicitor who at the time of his misconduct was working at DWFM Beckman 101 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 1FB.
Mr Frankel failed on fourteen occasions to send a bill or other written notification of costs to his clients before instructing his accounts department to transfer funds from the client account to the office account. In doing so, he breached Rule 17.2 of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 and Principles 4 and 5 of the SRA Principles 2011.
Mr Frankel was issued with a written rebuke and ordered to pay costs of £600.
Mr Frankel is retired and no longer works in legal practice.