What's in a name?
If you call yourself legal adviser, legal counsel or legal consultant and do not hold a practicing certificate you could be prosecuted by the Law Society. This is insane, argues Richard Wiseman
If you have been admitted as a solicitor and your name is still on the roll, but you do not have a practising certificate, then you are not qualified to act as a solicitor under section 21 of the Solicitors Act 1974. Furthermore you commit an offence if you act as a solicitor or pretend to be one.
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