Pine v Law Society: CA 20 Feb 2002

The solicitor had succeeded in his challenge to the respondent’s disciplinary procedures, and the Society now accepted its liability to pay his costs, but asserted that there must be a set-off for that sum against sums it said were otherwise due to it from the solicitor.


[2002] EWCA Civ 371




England and Wales


See alsoPine v Law Society (1) Admn 13-Dec-2000
The court considered the independence of the Law Society’s disciplinary tribunal: ‘Standing back, and bearing in mind the statutory scheme for the Disciplinary Tribunal, I see no reason to doubt its independence or impartiality. It is independent of . .
See alsoPine v Law Society CA 25-Oct-2001
The applicant said the procedure under which he was struck from the roll of solicitors was unfair. There was no provision for legal advice or representation, and given the nature and severity of the allegations and consequences, the trial was . .

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See AlsoPine v Law Society CA 20-Feb-2002
The applicant was a solicitor. The Respondent intervened in his practice, and a solicitor agent took it over. The agent submitted its accounts for payment by the Society and the applicant, who then sought to challenge the accounts under the Act. The . .
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Legal Professions, Costs

Updated: 23 June 2022; Ref: scu.216832