Davis, Michael—636908


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Prosecution—26 May 2016

Decision - prosecution

Outcome: Referral to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Outcome date: 26 May 2016

Published date: 4 January 2017

Firm details

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

Name: Clinch Solicitors

Address(es):Barnett House, 53 Fountain Street, Manchester, Lancashire M2 2AN

Firm ID: 598975

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.


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:

  1. Mr Davies, who is not a solicitor and who was employed by Clinch & Co, has been guilty of conduct of such a nature that in the opinion of the SRA it will be undesirable for him to be employed by a solicitor in connection with his or her practice as a solicitor in that he;
    1. intimated and pursued personal injury claims in circumstances where the purported client(s);
      1. had not returned signed client retainers, signed CFA’s or any other written confirmation of instructions stating they wished the firm to act on their behalf; and /or
      2. had notified the firm they did not wish to pursue a personal injury claim;
    2. he made representations to Third Party Insurers which were inaccurate and misleading;
  2. The allegations are subject to a Hearing before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and are as yet unproven.

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