Barristers disbarred for repeatedly refusing to pay tribunal fines – Legal Futures

Posted November 13th, 2014 in barristers, costs, disciplinary procedures, disqualification, fines, news, tribunals by tracey

‘Two barristers have been disbarred for repeatedly refusing to pay a total of almost £12,000 between them in fines and costs.’

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Legal Futures, 13th November 2014

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Street Tweet not so neat – Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

Posted November 11th, 2014 in disqualification, fines, freedom of expression, internet, news, sport by tracey

‘Football managers and coaches are not infrequently subjected to disciplinary sanctions by football regulatory bodies for speaking out about referees and such like. It is comparatively rarer for players to be sanctioned for expressing themselves, although this has now happened twice to QPR and sometime England midfielder and avid tweeter Rio Ferdinand.’

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Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 10th November 2014

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Abertillery care home nurses struck off over ‘shocking failings’ – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in care homes, disciplinary procedures, disqualification, news, nurses by tracey

‘Two nurses whose care led to “avoidable harm to vulnerable patients” at an Abertillery care home have been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.’

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BBC News, 1st October 2014

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Jail for solicitor who kept on practising after being struck off – Legal Futures

Posted September 25th, 2014 in disqualification, guilty pleas, imprisonment, news, sentencing, solicitors by sally

‘A solicitor has been jailed for practising despite being struck off nearly two years ago in what is thought to be the first time a court has imposed an immediate custodial sentence for such an offence.’

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Legal Futures, 25th September 2014

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NHS heart expert and three colleagues jailed for £1m fraud – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 4th, 2014 in company directors, conspiracy, disqualification, fraud, health, news, sentencing by sally

‘John Mulholland who has an international reputation and is published widely in academic journals, billed the NHS £1.1 million for work that was never done.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd September 2014

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William Allitt School teacher Christopher Mallinson banned – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2014 in disqualification, news, professional conduct, teachers by sally

‘A former assistant head teacher who kissed and hugged a pupil has been banned from teaching.’

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BBC News, 28th August 2014

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‘Toilet phone’ teacher Andrew Eades gets life ban – BBC News

Posted July 31st, 2014 in disciplinary procedures, disqualification, news, teachers, voyeurism by michael

‘A teacher who set his mobile phone to record in a secondary school’s toilets has been banned from the profession for life.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2014

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Ashraf v General Dental Council – WLR Daily

Ashraf v General Dental Council [2014] EWHC 2618 (Admin);  [2014] WLR (D) 342

‘Whilst it was not inherently unfair for a regulator to pursue disciplinary charges against a professional where he had been acquitted of substantially the same charges in the criminal courts, that did not mean that there would not be circumstances in which it might well be unfair to proceed.’

WLR Daily, 29th July 2014

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Regina v Langley – WLR Daily

Posted June 19th, 2014 in crime, disqualification, driving licences, firearms, law reports, sentencing by sally

Regina v Langley [2014] WLR (D) 238

‘Older authorities on sentencing had to be considered in the light of the requirement in section 125 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 that definitive sentencing guidelines had to be followed. Further, the power in section 147 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 to impose a disqualification from driving was exercisable in relation to a conspiracy to rob where the defendant was the getaway driver.’

WLR Daily, 12th June 2014

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Kaneria’s life ban upheld – Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

Posted May 8th, 2014 in appeals, arbitration, disqualification, news, sport by tracey

‘The Commercial Court has dismissed a challenge by Pakistani international bowler Danish Kaneria to a lifetime ban upheld by the Appeal Panel of the England & Wales Cricket Board’s Disciplinary Commission (“ECB”).’

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Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 7th May 2014

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Danish Kaneria’s life ban from cricket upheld by the high court – The Guardian

Posted May 6th, 2014 in appeals, costs, disciplinary procedures, disqualification, news, sport by tracey

‘Danish Kaneria, the former Essex and Pakistan spinner who was given a life ban after a disciplinary panel concluded that he had encouraged a team-mate to underperform, has lost a high court fight with the England and Wales Cricket Board.’

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The Guardian, 6th May 2014

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Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause deaths – BBC News

‘Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause death on the roads and a new offence of causing serious injury while disqualified are to be introduced.’

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BBC News, 6th May 2014

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‘Short-sighted’ driver jailed over death of woman, 93 – BBC News

‘A short-sighted motorist has been jailed for killing a pedestrian after driving at 15mph (24km/h) wearing his wrong glasses.’

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BBC News, 28th April 2014

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Wakefield Prison nurse Karen Cosford struck off register – BBC News

‘A prison nurse who had an affair with a rapist at Wakefield Prison has been ordered to be struck off the register.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2014

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Reoffending reforms – no refinement of relevance – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted March 11th, 2014 in criminal records, disclosure, disqualification, employment, news, rehabilitation by tracey

‘The Government has today announced their long-awaited reforms to disclosure of previous convictions for rehabilitated offenders.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 10th March 2014

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Sharmila Mistry cleared of Leicester pushchair crash deaths – BBC News

Posted March 11th, 2014 in careless driving, disqualification, driving licences, fines, homicide, news by tracey

‘A woman involved in a crash in which two toddlers in pushchairs were killed has been cleared of causing their deaths by careless driving.’

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BBC News, 10th March 2014

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Fake barrister struck off after complaints – Daily Telegraph

‘Yvonne Turley, 50, who claimed to be an employment law specialist, held meetings with her clients in McDonalds’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd March 2014

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Barrister who falsified qualifications disbarred after mitigation was thrown into question – Legal Futures

‘A barrister who made national headlines after it was discovered he had falsified his educational qualifications and attainments was disbarred on appeal because of fresh evidence that undermined his mitigation, it has emerged.’

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Legal Futures, 4th March 2014

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CS gas canister barrister to be disbarred – Bar Standards Board

‘A barrister who failed to disclose previous criminal convictions for possessing CS gas and wilfully obstructing the police is to be disbarred, following an independent public disciplinary tribunal.’

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Bar Standards Board, 10th February 2014

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Birmingham fake money: Four jailed for £1.3m counterfeit scam – BBC News

‘Four men have been jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes.’

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BBC News, 13th January 2014

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