Gregory Treverton-Jones, QC

He is recommended in Chambers & Partners 2013 for Professional Discipline and Administrative & Public Law and the Legal 500 2012 for Regulatory work.

He has been extensively instructed by numerous firms, individual solicitors and sole practitioners in connection with the most pressing regulatory issues of the day, including:

  • The impact of the Legal Services Act 2007 on solicitors' practices
  • The advent of Alternative Business Structures, including training new owners of solicitors' firms
  • The referral fee ban introduced by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, coming into force in April 2013
  • The impact of the Jackson reforms on solicitors' methods of charging
  • Advising and representing solicitors on the issue of entity regulation.
  • Advising solicitors as to the ramifications of the move to outcome-focused regulation and the new Code of Conduct in October 2011
  • Advising solicitors as to their professional duties when instructed by clients to become involved in tax avoidance schemes
  • Advising and acting on behalf of solicitors facing disciplinary proceedings in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and in statutory appeals against decisions of the SDT
  • Advising solicitors entering into regulatory settlement agreements with the Solicitors Regulation Authority Advising and drafting representations on behalf of solicitors embroiled in regulatory issues with the SRA, such as potential disciplinary proceedings, the suitability test for entry into the profession, and the imposition of practising certificate conditions;
  • Advising on and appearing in judicial review proceedings against legal regulators
  • Advising and appearing in court cases arising out of interventions into solicitors' practices by the SRA
  • Advising and representing solicitors in disputes with professional indemnity insurers.
  • Practice areas

    Qualifications

    • The College of Law. Bar Finals: 1975-1977
    • New College, Oxford MA Jurisprudence: 1973-1976

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