Law firm fined for breach of conflict of interest

By Ashish Sareen (September 5, 2022, 7:15pm BST) – The Solicitors Regulation Authority has fined a law firm in England £2,000 ($2,300) for failing to identify a conflict of interest arising from the administration of an estate and to oversee the transfer of property that left the beneficiaries empty-handed.

The SRA said on Monday it had fined Owen Kenny Partnership Ltd £2,000. on August 1 because the company, based in Chichester on the south coast, had failed to identify a conflict of interest arising from a personal representative claiming an interest in the property. that belonged to the beneficiaries of the estate of a deceased individual.

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