Former KWM partners forced to reapply for practising certificates

Ex-partners of firm's collapsed European arm face 'irritating' practising certificate renewal

Former King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) partners are having to reapply to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to renew their practising certificates, in the latest fallout from the collapse of the firm’s European arm.

All lawyers who were partners in KWM’s Europe, UK and Middle East (EUME) arm up to three years before its collapse on 17 January this year must reapply to the SRA to renew the certificates, which allow them to act as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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