The FSA found that Christchurch’s Compliance Officer, Thornberry, failed to ensure that client money and assets were managed appropriately.
Mr Moore’s complaint comes a week after it emerged that the former head of HBOS’s corporate bank, Peter Cummings, is to fight a seven-figure fine handed out by the Financial Services Authority for his part in the collapse of the bank.
According to figures from the FSCS, it had received 38 compensation claims against CDH Insurance and Finance Consultants of Bangor in North Wales between 2011 and April 2012, and upheld 14 of these.
Watson, whose start date has not yet been decided, will join BLP after 14 years in the partnership at Linklaters. She has been at the magic circle firm since joining as a trainee in 1990.
The majority of those named will be informed via postal mail, although the 19,101 where only an email address is given can expect a heads-up from the FSA to drop into their email in-box in the next few weeks.
Linklaters and Bird & Bird are among the first major firms to nominate new compliance officers, as the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has given UK law firms until 31 July to appoint someone to take responsibility for the firm's legal pract