Solicitors Regulation Authority

BFI general counsel rebuked by SRA for drink driving offence

The British Film Institute’s (BFI) longstanding general counsel has been rebuked by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) following by an investigation into a drink driving offence. In a decision published on Friday, the SRA announced a written rebuke on the basis that Richard Brousson’s conduct was “reckless as to the potential risk of harm to […]

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

SDT rules that former Freshfields partner did not coerce, manipulate or abuse “position of seniority”

The Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) today ruled that an ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner did not abuse his position of seniority to engineer a “sexual encounter” that took place in 2016 with a former junior colleague, while also describing the incident as a “one-off”. During a previous trial that took place in October, the Solicitors Regulation […]