Legal watchdog rejects complaint over Leveson barristers’ affair – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 20th, 2013 in barristers, complaints, news, professional conduct by tracey

‘A legal watchdog has dismissed a complaint against two barristers involved in the Leveson inquiry who had an affair. The Bar Standards Board (BSB) looked into the conduct of Carine Patry and David Sherborne after it was alleged that the relationship could have compromised the inquiry into Press standards. The board announced in a statement that there was “no realistic prospect” of Miss Patry, a member of the inquiry team, and Mr Sherborne, who represented celebrities complaining about the Press, being found guilty of professional misconduct.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2013