David Greene has announced he is to step aside as Law Society president from 19 March
David Greene has announced he will step aside as Law Society president from 19 March. I Stephanie Boyce is to stet up as the new president.
In a statement published today, Greene (pictured) said: “In the past few weeks, a long-running issue to do with a dispute with a former client has been sent back to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) in a lay complaint following a decision in the High Court which is itself subject to appeal. This case dates back a decade and has been repeatedly thrown out and I fully expect it to be rejected again.
“However, the fact that this dispute has been referred back to the SDT during my presidential year will, I fear, become a distraction from my role repres...