Crossley suspended for copyright infringement conduct
PUBLISHED January 17, 2012
Solicitor Andrew Crossley was yesterday suspended from practising for two years and ordered to pay over ?76,000 in costs in a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal hearing arising from threats of court action against people accused of infringing copyright.
The founder and sole principal at London firm ACS:Law was referred to the SDT by the Solicitors Regulation Authority over his action on behalf of his client Media CAT in sending thousands of letters to people accusing them of unlawfully downloading media on ?peer to peer? web networks.