Codes of conduct: clarity needed? - New Law Journal

John Gould, Senior partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, regulation and compliance team.
John Gould
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"Can a rogue employee be taken to a disciplinary tribunal and made to pay? On what basis do the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) impose penalties—sometimes running to many thousands of pounds—on people who are not solicitors, compliance officers or ‘managers’ at all?"

Senior Partner John Gould considers the rules and responsibilities which apply to non-lawyer employees of a firm in the New Law Journal.

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John's particular expertise is regulation and public law. He specialises in the analysis and solution of complex regulatory problems, advising regulators, government departments, law enforcement agencies, charities and statutory and professional bodies.

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