SRA decision: Nnadozie Okpokiri of Dozie and Co Solicitors [2013] MHLO 53 (SRA)

The SRA closed down Dozie and Co on the grounds that (1) it had reason to suspect dishonesty on the part of Nnadozie Okpokiri (director) and (2) it was satisfied that he had failed to comply with the conduct and accounts rules.

Decision

Date: 15/7/13

"The Committee was satisfied that grounds for intervention exist under Paragraph 1(1)(a) of Schedule 1 of the Solicitors Act 1974 as a result of reason to suspect dishonesty on the part of Mr Okpokiri in connection with his practice as a solicitor and under Paragraph 1(1)(c) of Schedule 1 of the Solicitors Act 1974 because Mr Okpokiri has failed to comply with rules made by virtue of Sections 31 and 32 of the Solicitors Act 1974."

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