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Bennett, Jeremy Michael - 143161

Decisions

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Decision - sanction

Outcome: Rebuke

Outcome date: 16 August 2011

Published date: 12 December 2011

Firm details

Firm or organisation at date of publication

Name: Cobbetts Ltd and IConveyancer Limited

Address(es):
58 Mosley Street, Manchester Lancashire M2 and Suite 205, 47 Aspect Court, Park Square East, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1

Firm ID: 425778 and 517830

Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome

Name: J B Law Limited

Address(es):
30 Park Cross Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1

Firm ID: 517836

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

 The adjudicator found that Mr Jeremy Michael Bennett had acted in breach of Rule 20.05 of the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007 by failing to respond to correspondence from the SRA in relation to an investigation into matters arising from the conduct by JB Law Limited of a conveyancing transaction in a timely and substantive manner.

The adjudicator decided to give Mr Bennett a written rebuke for the finding of professional misconduct.

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Decision - closure

Outcome: Intervention (Help for clients)

Outcome date: 12 April 2012

Published date: 11 June 2012

Firm details

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

Name: IConveyancer Limited

Address(es):
Suite 205, 47 Aspect Court, Park Square East, Leeds, LS2 2NL

Firm ID: 517830

Outcome details

This outcome was reached by SRA decision.

Decision details

1.The Committee was satisfied that grounds for intervention existed under Paragraph 1 (1) (c) of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended) as it was agreed that Mr Jeremy Michael Bennett had failed to comply with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

2.The Committee was satisfied that grounds for intervention existed under Paragraph 1 (1) (m) of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended) as it was agreed that it was necessary to exercise powers of intervention (or any of them) in order to protect the interests of clients (or former or potential clients) of Mr Jeremy Michael Bennett or the interests of the beneficiaries of any trust of which he is or was a trustee.  

Intervening agents

John Owen of Gordons LLP, Forward House, 8 Duke Street, Bradford, BD1 3QX has been appointed as the intervening agent. For enquiries please call 01274 202202 or email john.owen@gordonsllp.com.

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