Merit Legal Solicitors

Professional Regulation

Even the best professionals have allegations made against them. It may be a case of an embittered party attempting to pass responsibility onto you or perhaps a malicious adversary hoping to unsettle you. Whichever way you’re being pursued, investigations by your regulatory body should be taken very seriously as every aspect of your professional and personal life will be looked at with a magnifying glass. Consequences of a discovered violation can be as severe as being struck off from practicing and possible criminal investigation.

We have notably dealt with the:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA);
  • Bar Standards Board (BSB);
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • General Dental Council (GDC); and
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
  • Legal Ombudsman

Our knowledge of these bodies are wide enough to help limit any vulnerabilities you may have. As well as bespoke and tailored advice appropriate to your industry, this also means: preparing you for particular lines of questioning they may ask at a potential interview; discussing the likelihood of sanctions with you and the recourse you have; and acting as a buffer between you and the authority. Whether you are in the initial stages of an allegation or wish to protest a decision by way of appeal or judicial review, our expertise is vast and our priority lies in helping you continue your livelihood.