Reporting Alastair Dobbie.
We have been asked by investors who they should contact if they have paid money to Alastair Dobbie and/or any of his investor co-ordinator group and they feel that they were deliberately misled or misinformed, or that there had not been full disclosure of relevant facts, relationships or conflicts of interest, or that the service they received fell short of that expected of a practicing UK legal professional.
We advised investors a long time ago that Alastair Dobbie was subject to an investigation by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Council. Neither of these investigations were our doing. They were apparently in progress before we wrote our first article.
We are not aware of the reasons for the original investigations and they may be unrelated to his and his team’s recent activities in providing recovery room services to the victims of scams in which he or law firms associated with him, his investor co-ordinators and/or his sales agent clients, were involved in selling to investors.
However, whether the original investigations are related to these activities or not, there is certainly far more cause for concern after our reports on Mr Dobbie and his teams’ activities in relation to NPD, Carlauren, Qualia Care and St Camillus.
We cannot give the contact email addresses in full because it would result in spam emails being sent to the SRA and Bar Council, but we can structure it below so that spam email programs which search the internet for email addresses wouldn’t be able to recognise them, but human readers will be able to work out the email address. The addresses are:
FIRST PART: Faiza.Ashraf MIDDLE PART: @ FINAL PART: sra.org.uk
FIRST PART: MCarter MIDDLE PART: @ FINAL PART: BarStandardsBoard.org.uk
When reporting Alastair Dobbie investors need not have directly instructed him. He has been using investor co-ordinators as pseudo para-legals so that is no clear solicitor-client relationship trail would exist between Alastair Dobbie / Shortlands Law and some investors. We’ve been informed that this structure does not comply with the SRA Code Of Conduct.
To view our previous article on one of Alastair Dobbie’s key pseudo para-legals, Roberto Pancaldi, click on this LINK.
If you would like to report any solicitor for misconduct you can do so via this LINK to the SRA Website.