Fiduciaries

Solicitor fined by SRA for drawing deceased client’s funds

A former partner of a Leeds law firm agreed a fine with the English Solicitors Regulation Authority (the "SRA") after he used expired Powers of Attorney to withdraw funds from a client's bank account, in order to fund the purchase … Continue reading

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London High Court considers burden of proof in claims for breach of fiduciary duty

In Keown v Nahoor and Others [2015] EWHC 3418 (Ch), a decision handed down at the end of last year, the English High Court held that an accountant was liable to account for sums appropriated by him in breach of … Continue reading

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