Re A Solicitor

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1960
CourtDivisional Court
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  • Law Society of Singapore v Wee Wei Fen
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 6 October 1999
    ...of the offence which must be looked at in determining whether the conviction unfits a solicitor for his profession: Re A Solicitor [1960] 2 All ER 621.In Isaac Paul Ratnam v Law Society of Singapore [1976] 1 MLJ 195 , also cited with approval in Tham `s case, it was said that the criminal p......
  • The Law Society of Singapore v Tham Yu Xian Rick
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 17 August 1999
    ...multitude of different circumstances, from the serious to the relatively condonable. This proposition was illustrated in Re A Solicitor [1960] 2 QB 212[1960] 2 All ER 621, where an English solicitor was struck off the roll after his conviction in 1959 for insulting behaviour whereby a breac......
  • Thompson v. Chiropractors' Association of Saskatchewan, (1996) 145 Sask.R. 35 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan (Canada)
    • 31 May 1996
    ...143, it was held at p. 147: 'Their lordships are of opinion that Lord Parker, C.J., may have gone too far in Re a Solicitor (No. 8) , [1960] 2 Q.B. 212 at 221; [1960] 2 All E.R. 621, at 624, when he said that the appellate court would never differ from sentence in cases of professional misc......
  • Paquin v. League of Educational Administrators, Directors and Superintendents (Sask.), (1996) 145 Sask.R. 172 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan (Canada)
    • 31 May 1996
    ...143, it was held at p. 147: 'Their lordships are of opinion that Lord Parker, C.J., may have gone too far in Re a Solicitor (No. 8) , [1960] 2 Q.B. 212, at p. 221; [1960] 2 All E.R. 621 at p. 624, when he said that the appellate court would never differ from sentence in cases of professiona......
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  • Quarterly Summary
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 24-4, October 1960
    • 1 October 1960
    ...whenthemaximum penalty was imposed, tendedto bring the profession as a whole into disrepute and couldonly be regarded as such conduct. (1960, 3W.L.R. 138.)FRIVOLOUS APPEALR. v. GardinerUnders. IS (2) of the Criminal Appeal Act, 1907, if anappeal on a question of law does not show any substa......

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