Birchall, Anthony—124008

Decisions

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Control of practice—5 December 2016

Control of practice—27 February 2016

Closure—17 March 2015

Control of practice—24 February 2015


Decision - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 5 December 2016

Published date: 4 January 2017

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: The Oakes Partnership Limited

Address(es):

4 Hibel Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2AB

Firm ID: 606038

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Birchall Ryan Solicitors

Address(es):

23-25 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1JN

Firm ID: 385598

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Mr Anthony Birchall is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

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

  1. Mr Birchall may act as a solicitor only as an employee.
  2. Mr Birchall is not a sole manager or sole owner of an authorised body.
  3. Mr Birchall does not hold, or have responsibility, for any 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. Mr Birchall shall inform any actual or prospective employer and relevant authorised body's authorised signatory and/or organisation contact 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: 27 February 2016

Published date: 25 April 2016

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: The Oakes Partnership Ltd

Address(es):

4 Hibel Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2AB

Firm ID: 606038

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Birchall Ryan Solicitors

Address(es):

23-25 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1JN

Firm ID: 385598

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Anthony Birchall is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

Anthony Birchall's practising certificate for 2015/16 is subject to the following conditions which are necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the public interest:

  1. Mr Birchall may act as a solicitor only in employment.
  2. Mr Birchall is not a sole manager or sole owner of an authorised body.
  3. Mr Birchall does not hold, or have responsibility, for any 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. Mr Birchall shall inform any actual or prospective employer and relevant authorised body's authorised signatory and/or organisation contact 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: 17 March 2015

Published date: 17 March 2015

Firm details

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

Name: Birchall Ryan Solicitors

Address(es):23-25 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1JN & 190 Nantwich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 6BP

Firm ID: 385598

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Decision to intervene into practice. 

Reasons/basis

The Committee was satisfied that it was necessary to protect the interests of clients (or former clients) of Anthony Warren Birchall or to protect the interests of the beneficiaries of any trust of which he are or were a trustee. 

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Decision - control of practice

Outcome: Condition

Outcome date: 24 February 2015

Published date: 10 March 2015

Firm details

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: Birchall Ryan Solicitors

Address(es):

385598

Firm ID: 23-25 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 1JN

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

Mr Anthony Warren Birchall is subject to Regulation 3 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011.

His practising certificate for 2014/2015 is subject to the following conditions which are necessary, reasonable and proportionate in the public interest:

1) Mr Birchall may act as a solicitor only in employment.

2) Mr Birchall is not a sole practitioner or sole manager or sole owner of an authorised body.

3) Mr Birchall does not hold or have responsibility for any client money and does not authorise client or office account transfers, electronic or otherwise save for the closure of client and office account of Birchall Ryan Solicitors (SRA ID: 385598).

4) Mr Birchall is not a signatory to any client or office account cheques save for the closure of client and office account of Birchall Ryan Solicitors (SRA ID: 385598).

5) For definitions, please refer to the defined terms set out in the SRA Handbook Glossary 2012.  

Reasons/basis

These conditions are imposed having regard to the purposes set out in Regulation 7 of the SRA Practising Regulations 2011 and to the regulatory objectives contained in the Legal Services Act 2007 and the principles governing regulatory activities in section 28 of that Act.

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