Asons has not only left Cliff Morris and the executive committee of Bolton council red-faced with its actions following a controversial grant awarded by Bolton council to refurbish the office building of the solicitors in Churchgate but its former chief executive Kamran Akram who has often been criticised for his actions and management of the firm has today been Suspended from practicing as a solicitor by the Solicitors regulation authority (SRA).
The SRA have confirmed that they have intervened to protect the interests of Asons clients and that Kamran Akram has been suspended automatically from practicing as a solicitor.
The SRA are also in possession of any files and paperwork which relate to the clients or former clients cases as well as any funds being held on behalf of clients.
Asons which was sold to a family member of Kamran Akram last week had reported to have made a £2.1M loss in the last financial year and owes historic debts of £300K to the HMRC in unpaid taxes.
Yesterday Bolton RISE revealed that Bolton council’s executive committee Led by Cllr Cliff Morris had not told the whole truth over the scandal following new information provided by the European commission.
Read more - ASONS: the truth still to be told.
Bolton RISE is also investigating Links to the Akram family and a member of Bolton Councils executive committee something Cliff Morris has claimed he has no knowledge of in a previous statement.