A former Reed Smith partner has been referred to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal for allegedly altering client billing documents ahead of being questioned about personal expenses, according to an SRA decision.

The U.K. Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) decided to refer George Panagopoulos—formerly Reed Smith’s Athens office managing partner—after he instructed his secretary to bill three of Reed Smith’s clients for personal expenses incurred by him relating to a trip to London with his daughter in October 2019, according to the prosecution document.

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