An adjudication in bankruptcy of a solicitor or the making of a debt relief order1 in respect of a solicitor operates immediately to suspend any practising certificate of that solicitor for the time being in force2. Where proceedings in bankruptcy have been taken against any solicitor, the Law Society is entitled to inspect the file of those proceedings without payment of any fee, and to be supplied with office copies of those proceedings on payment of the usual charge3.
Where an adjudication in bankruptcy is made against
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