Woman sentenced for pretending to be a barrister – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted June 19th, 2015 in forgery, impersonating a barrister, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former Guildford Borough Councillor has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment, suspended for two years, after pleading guilty to forging her qualifications and claiming to be a qualified barrister.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 15th June 2015

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Fake barrister jailed for 18 months – The Guardian

Posted March 27th, 2012 in impersonating a barrister, news, sentencing by sally

“A man with a ‘grandiose sense of self-importance’ who donned a wig and robe to pose as a barrister and represent a friend in a crown court case has been jailed for 18 months.”

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The Guardian, 26th March 2012

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Impostor guilty of posing as barrister in court – The Guardian

Posted March 6th, 2012 in court dress, impersonating a barrister, news, recidivists by sally

“A man who donned a wig and robe to pose as a barrister and represent a friend in a crown court case has been found guilty of impersonating a lawyer.”

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The Guardian, 5th March 2012

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Fake barrister flees court after judge’s questioning – BBC News

Posted September 7th, 2010 in impersonating a barrister, news by sally

“A man posing as a barrister fled a court in Devon when a senior judge became suspicious of him.”

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BBC News, 6th September 2010

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Man jailed for conning women in barrister scam – The Independent

Posted November 3rd, 2009 in fraud, impersonating a barrister, news, sentencing by sally

“One of Britain’s most notorious swindlers was jailed for three years today after posing as the country’s top lawyer to target vulnerable women.”

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The Independent, 3rd November 2009

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Fake barrister wins Asbo appeal – BBC News

Posted August 7th, 2009 in ASBOs, impersonating a barrister, news by sally

“A Middlesbrough man who impersonated a barrister in a string of court cases has won an appeal to overturn his anti-social behaviour order (Asbo).”

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BBC News, 6th August 2009

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‘Barrister’ who bought wig and robes on eBay is jailed – The Times

Posted December 16th, 2008 in impersonating a barrister, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who posed as a barrister at a series of court hearings after buying his robes and wig on eBay was jailed for two years yesterday.”

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The Times, 16th December 2008

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Man who impersonated barrister faces jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 15th, 2008 in fraud, impersonating a barrister, news by sally

“A man with no legal qualifications who impersonated a barrister at a series of court cases will be sentenced today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2008

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