Pascoe, Andrew William—106378

Decisions

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Control of practice—13 December 2016

Prosecution—4 December 2014


Decision - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 13 December 2016

Published date: 11 January 2017

Firm details

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

Name: Hetts Solicitors

Address(es):11 Wells Street, Scunthorpe, South Humberside, DN15 6HW

Firm ID: 51117

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Andrew William Pascoe is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

Mr Pascoe's practising certificate for 2016/2017 has been granted subject to the following conditions, which are necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the public interest:

  1. Mr Pascoe may not practise as a sole practitioner, partner or member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Legal Disciplinary Practice (LDP) or Alternative Business Structure (ABS)
  2. Mr Pascoe may not hold client money or be a signatory on any client account cheques or other banking instruments whether in electronic or paper form
  3. Mr Pascoe may not be a Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) and/or Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA)
  4. Mr Pascoe may only work as a solicitor in employment approved by the SRA

In these condition 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 - prosecution

Outcome: Referral to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Outcome date: 4 December 2014

Published date: 13 May 2015

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: Hetts Solicitors

Address(es):

11 Wells Street, Scunthorpe, South Humberside, DN15 6HW

Firm ID: 51117

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Sergeant & Collins

Address(es):

25 Oswald Road, Scunthorpe, South Humberside, DN15 7PS

Firm ID: 54988

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 20 January 2016.

Mr Pascoe was Fined £20,000.

The Tribunal also imposed the following conditions on Mr Pascoe’s Practising Certificate, namely that he may not:

  • i. Practise as a sole practitioner, partner or member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Legal Disciplinary Practice (LDP) or Alternative Business Structure (ABS); or
  • ii. Hold client money or be a signatory on any client account cheques or other banking instruments whether in electronic or paper form;
  • iii. Be a Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) and/or Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA);
  • iv. The Respondent may only work as a solicitor in employment approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

A full copy of the Judgment will be available at www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk

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