Legal Services Regulation Act 2015

83.

Persons who may appeal determination of Disciplinary Tribunal and matters in respect of which appeal may be brought

83.  (1) Where the Disciplinary Tribunal makes a determination under section 81(8) that the act or omission concerned does not constitute misconduct, the Authority may appeal that finding to the High Court.

(2) Where the Disciplinary Tribunal makes a determination under section 81(9) that the act or omission concerned constitutes misconduct and deals with the issue of sanction under section 82(1) , an appeal may be brought to the High Court—

(a) by the legal practitioner concerned as respects the determination of misconduct or the sanction imposed, or

(b) by the Authority as respects the sanction imposed.

(3) Where the Disciplinary Tribunal makes a determination under section 81(8) that the act or omission concerned constitutes misconduct and deals with the issue of sanction under section 82(2) , the legal practitioner concerned may appeal that determination to the High Court.

(4) Where the application to the Disciplinary Tribunal was brought by the Law Society, a reference in this section to the Authority shall be construed as including a reference to the Law Society.

(5) An appeal under this section shall be brought within the period of 28 days of the date on which the notification under section 81(9)(d) of the determination concerned was sent to the person making the appeal.