Intervention and the tribunal

Last updated 19 September 2016


Intervention into a practice is designed to protect clients' interests and client money.

Learn about the grounds for intervention, the practical implications of intervention and how to contest an intervention.

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) is an independent statutory tribunal.

In some cases of alleged non-compliance, we do not make a final decision butĀ authorise the making of an applicationĀ to the SDT, where we are responsible for prosecuting the matter.

Find out more about the tribunal process and its powers.