Legal Services Regulation Act 2015

84.

Appeals to High Court from Disciplinary Tribunal

84.  (1) The High Court shall determine an appeal brought in accordance with section 83 in accordance with this section and any rules of court made in relation to such appeals.

(2) Each party who was a party participating in the inquiry of the Disciplinary Tribunal shall be entitled to appear and make submissions in connection with the matter under appeal.

(3) In an appeal under section 83(1) , the High Court may—

(a) confirm the determination of the Disciplinary Tribunal, or

(b) allow the appeal, and—

(i) impose a sanction which the Disciplinary Tribunal could impose pursuant to section 82(1) , or

(ii) consider, in accordance with that section, the imposition of a sanction under section 85 .

(4) In an appeal under section 83(2)(a) , the High Court may—

(a) confirm the determination of the Disciplinary Tribunal, or

(b) determine that the act or omission the subject of the inquiry does not constitute misconduct.

(5) In an appeal under section 83(2)(b) , or where the High Court makes a confirmation under subsection (4)(a), the Court may—

(a) confirm the sanction imposed under section 82(1) , or

(b) impose a sanction which the Disciplinary Tribunal could have imposed under section 82(1) , or

(c) consider, in accordance with that section, the imposition of a sanction under section 85 .