SRA rejects Labour peer's call to discipline Hogan Lovells over South Africa corruption report
Lord Hain accuses firm of 'procedural body-swerve' as regulator opts against investigation
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has confirmed that it will not take any action against Hogan Lovells following a complaint made by Labour peer Lord Hain regarding the firm’s investigation into allegations of South African government corruption.
After taking legal advice, the SRA has decided against opening an investigation or taking any regulatory action against the firm, after Hain this January called on the SRA to take disciplinary action over Hogan Lovells’ work for South African Revenue Services (SARS) head Tom Moyane.
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