Interesting case from the UK – client fined for unsubstantiated claims against law firm
A disgruntled client who posted unsubstantiated defamatory claims about a law firm on a review website has been ordered to pay £25 000 in damages. A Law Gazette report notes that, giving summary judgment in Summerfield Browne Ltd v Waymouth, Master David Cook said that a ‘substantial’ number of clients ...
FST case summary involving Malvern Trading CC and another and Financial Sector Conduct Authority; Application for reconsideration – administrative penalty – debarment
By Shamaa Sheik
The following matter was handed down in the Financial Services Tribunal on 31 December 2020:
- Malvern Trading CC (1st Applicant) and Khuphukile Dube (2nd Applicant); and Financial Sector Conduct Authority (Respondent) – (case number: A11/2020)
*For the purposes of this summary the 1st and 2nd Applicant ...