Former Clydes legal executive banned from working for law firms after falsifying documents

SRA rules Manchester legal executive made false statements about client work

A former Clyde & Co legal executive has been banned from working for law firms by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), after falsifying documents.

Smina Sadiq, who was based in the firm’s Manchester office, was found by the SRA to have created a document “which included false statements about the steps she had taken in progressing a client’s matter”.

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