Litigation Recent Decisions 12/09/95

Extending time for solicitor's client's account challenge

Re a solicitor (1995).

Ch.D (Robert Walker J) 31/7/95.

Summary: No power to extend time for challenging prohibition notice issued by the council of the Law Society vesting a solicitor's client's funds in the society.

Solicitor's application for an extension of the eight-day period within which to issue an originating summons for an order directing the Law Society to withdraw a prohibition notice and certified copy of the Law Society Council's resolution vesting the applicant's clients' funds in the Law Society made under Solicitors Act 1974 Sch.1 para.6, dismissed.