Andrew Nulty, the lawyer who boasted of his £13m fortune, has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal for his part in the miners’ compensation scandal. Nulty, who launched Avalon Solicitors in 2001 with 2,000 personal injury claims on his books, is the third lawyer to be kicked out of the profession for his conduct in the compensation scheme, following Jim Beresford and Douglas Smith of Beresfords Solicitors (The Lawyer, 11 December 2008). Nulty’s fellow partner Malcolm Trotter was handed a £10,000 fine for his part in the scheme.
First reported on TheLawyer.com 30 April
Fraud and regulatory boutique Peters & Peters has promoted Michael O’Kane to lead its fraud practice. Fraud and regulatory boutique Peters & Peters has promoted Michael O’Kane to lead its fraud practice. O’Kane joined the 12-partner firm in 2002 from the Crown Prosecution Service, where he was a prosecutor, and within two years he was […]