Orders of the Tribunal

The Tribunal may make an Order as set out in Article 51 of the Solicitors (Northern Ireland) Order 1976.  In particular the Tribunal may order:

(a) the dismissal of the application or complaint;
(b) the admonishing of the solicitor and, if they think fit, the imposing on him or her of a fine not exceeding £3,000 to be paid to and applied for the purposes of the Law Society;
(c) the restricting of the solicitor from practising on his or her own account, whether in partnership or otherwise;
(d) the removal of a restriction on the solicitor from practising on his or her own account, whether in partnership or otherwise;
(e) the suspension of the solicitor from practice;
(f) the termination of the solicitor’s suspension from practice;
(g) the striking off the roll of the name of the solicitor;
(h) the replacement on the roll of the name of a former solicitor whose name has been struck off the roll;
(i) the termination of the solicitor’s exclusion from legal aid work;
(j) the payment by any party to the inquiry of the costs of any other party to be measured by the Tribunal, or of a stated sum as a contribution towards such costs;
(k) the payment by any party to the inquiry of a sum to be measured by the Tribunal for the costs incurred by the Tribunal, or of a stated sum as a contribution towards such costs;
(l) the making by any party of such restitution or satisfaction to any aggrieved party as the Tribunal think fit.