Later retracted request

A trainee solicitor has obtained a slap on the wrist from the regulator after asking a shopper to switch cash into his private account.

Sunil Shingadia was discovered to have breached varied regulatory guidelines “by messaging his shopper and asking him to switch cash into his private checking account relatively than the shopper account”, according to a decision revealed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

He later retracted this request.

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Shingadia, previously of Birmingham outfit Chancellors Solicitors, was given a written rebuke and ordered to pay prices of £600. He’s at present not working in a authorized follow.

Earlier this summer, Authorized Cheek reported {that a} trainee had been cleared of wrongdoing after billing purchasers for work she had not executed. The tribunal discovered Michelle Louise Craven was not dishonest and had not breached any SRA guidelines.