Virmani, Saimina-Jan —374672

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Prosecution—23 February 2016


Decision - prosecution

Outcome: Referral to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Outcome date: 23 February 2016

Published date: 9 January 2017

Firm details

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

Name: Joseph Frasier Solicitors LLP

Address(es):Suite 15, The Beehive, Lions Drive, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2QS

Firm ID: 497344

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Reasons/basis

This notification relates to a Decision to prosecute before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. This is an independent Tribunal which will reach its own decision after considering all the evidence, including any evidence put forward by the Solicitor. The Tribunal has certified that there is a case to answer in respect of allegations which are or include that she:

  1. Used £1.6m received from an investment fund in circumstances in which it was improper to do so.
  2. Did not ensure that the intended use of the investment money was properly documented.
  3. Did not exercise the degree of competence and care the public would expect of a solicitor.
  4. Did not pay the investment money into client account.
  5. Did not run her firm in accordance with proper governance and sound financial/risk management principles.

The allegations are subject to a Hearing before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and are as yet unproven.

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