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Solicitors (Northern Ireland) Order 1976

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[F11.(1) Subject to sub‐paragraph (2), references in this Schedule to a recognised body are references to a body corporate for the time being recognised under Article 26A.N.I.

(2) References in this Schedule to a recognised body in relation to—

(a)a complaint (other than such a complaint as is mentioned in paragraph 19(1)(a)); or

(b)any such application as is mentioned in paragraph 18(2),

include references to a body corporate that was recognised under Article 26A at the time when the conduct to which the complaint or application relates took place.

(3) References in this Schedule to an officer of a recognised body include references to a director, manager or secretary of that body[F2 and references in this Schedule to a director, in relation to a limited liability partnership, are references to a member of the limited liability partnership] .

(4) In Article 3(2) the definitions of “client”, “contentious business” and “non-contentious business” shall apply for the purposes of—

(a)this Schedule; and

(b)any other provision of this Order in so far as it has effect in relation to a recognised body by virtue of this Schedule,

as if for any reference to a solicitor there were substituted a reference to a recognised body; and for those purposes “controlled trust”, in relation to a recognised body, means a trust of which it is sole trustee or co-trustee only with one or more of its officers or employees and “unqualified person” does not include a recognised body.]

F2SR 2004/307

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