Chiropractor disciplined after telling woman her daughter was pregnant – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 4th, 2018 in disciplinary procedures, disclosure, health, news, pregnancy by tracey

‘A gossiping chiropractor faced a disciplinary hearing after he told a patient’s mother that her daughter was pregnant.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd Otober 2018

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Barristers not making harassment complaints to regulator – Legal Futures

‘Reports of sexual harassment at the Bar are not turning into formal complaints to barristers’ regulator, new figures have shown.’

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Legal Futures, 1 October 2019

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Court of Appeal quashes finding that doctor was dishonest — Sapan Maini-Thompson – UK Human Rights Blog

‘Raychaudhuri v General Medical Council [2018] EWCA Civ 2027. On 14th September 2018 the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal by a doctor against a finding that his fitness to practice was impaired by reason of dishonesty.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th September 2018

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Billy Joe Saunders fined £100,000 after emergence of ‘sickening’ video – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2018 in disciplinary procedures, fines, news, sport by sally

‘Billy Joe Saunders has been fined £100,000 by the British Boxing Board of Control after the emergence of video footage in which he appears to offer a woman drugs.’

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The Guardian, 25th September 2018

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Disciplined solicitor blames failings on legal aid cuts – Legal Futures

Posted September 25th, 2018 in costs, disciplinary procedures, expert witnesses, legal aid, news, solicitors by sally

‘A criminal sole practitioner has been fined for offences including failure to distribute legal aid payments for professional disbursements, which he blamed on having laid off a manager after the firm suffered from government cutbacks.’

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Legal Futures, 25th September 2018

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Standard of proof: Barristers warned against “defensive lawyering” – Legal Futures

‘It would be “extremely disappointing” if barristers’ became more defensive in their behaviour as a result of lowering the standard of proof for disciplinary matters, the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has said.’

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Legal Futures, 13th September 2018

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Case Comment: Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018] UKSC 16 – UKSC Blog

‘The Supreme Court heard the case of Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018] UKSC 16 in which it considered the duty of Reilly, a headteacher at a school, to disclose her relationship with a man called Mr Selwood who was convicted making indecent images of children.’

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UKSC Blog, 3rd September 2018

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Police officer who Tasered force’s race relations adviser in face cleared of misconduct – The Independent

Posted September 6th, 2018 in assault, disciplinary procedures, news, police, weapons by tracey

‘A police officer who Tasered her force’s own race relations adviser in the face in a case of mistaken identity has been cleared of gross misconduct.’

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The Independent, 5th September 2018

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Criminal lawyer who lied in witness statement is struck off – Legal Futures

Posted September 3rd, 2018 in accounts, client accounts, disciplinary procedures, news, solicitors by sally

‘An experienced criminal law solicitor who broke the conditions on his practising certificate (PC) just days after they were imposed and then lied about it in a witness statement, has been struck off.’

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Legal Futures, 31st August 2018

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Met police sergeant cleared over strip search of academic – The Guardian

Posted August 31st, 2018 in complaints, detention, disciplinary procedures, judicial review, news, police by tracey

‘A Metropolitan police officer who ordered the strip search of an academic, in part because she would not disclose her name while in detention, has been cleared by a disciplinary panel.’

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The Guardian, 30th August 2018

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Immigration lawyer “wrongly claimed” £800,000 in legal aid – Legal Futures

‘An immigration lawyer who “wrongly claimed” £800,000 from the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).’

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Legal Futures, 29th August 2018

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Robing room is not a “no-go area” for barristers’ regulator – Legal Futures

Posted August 29th, 2018 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, news, professional conduct by sally

‘Robing rooms may be a private sanctuary for barristers but they cannot be viewed as a “no-go area” for their regulator, the High Court has ruled.’

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Legal Futures, 28th August 2018

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Judge overturns south London hospital’s ban on heart surgeon – The Guardian

Posted August 29th, 2018 in contracts, disciplinary procedures, doctors, hospitals, news by sally

‘A heart surgeon excluded from working at a hospital pending disciplinary proceedings has said she is delighted to win the latest stage of a high court fight.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2018

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Medical watchdog chief faces calls to step down over Bawa-Garba case – The Guardian

Posted August 28th, 2018 in appeals, disciplinary procedures, disqualification, doctors, news, tribunals by sally

‘Hospital doctors are calling for the head of Britain’s medical regulator to stand down over his handling of the case of a paediatrician who was struck off following the death of a six-year-old boy.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2018

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Officer to face hearing over stun gun shooting of race relations adviser – The Guardian

Posted August 24th, 2018 in disciplinary procedures, news, police, weapons by sally

‘A police officer is to face a misconduct hearing for shooting a race relations adviser in the face with a stun gun claiming she mistook him for a man wanted on drugs charges.’

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The Guardian, 23rd August 2018

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Barrister suspended for High Court advocacy before and during pupillage – Legal Futures

Posted August 24th, 2018 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, McKenzie friends, news, pupillage by sally

‘A barrister has been suspended for six months by a Bar disciplinary tribunal for acting as an advocate in the High Court before and during his pupillage.’

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Legal Futures, 23rd August 2018

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Barrister who failed to give “unwelcome advice” suspended – Legal Futures

‘A barrister who failed to give “unwelcome advice” to an “over-enthusiastic client” about a private criminal prosecution has been suspended for a month by a Bar disciplinary tribunal.’

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Legal Futures, 22nd August 2018

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SRA bankrupts Blacker over unpaid costs – Legal Futures

Posted August 20th, 2018 in bankruptcy, disciplinary procedures, news, solicitors by sally

‘The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has made struck-off solicitor Alan Blacker bankrupt over unpaid costs.’

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Legal Futures, 20th August 2018

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Barrister should not have been suspended for “robing room gossip” – Legal Futures

Posted August 17th, 2018 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, news, professional conduct by sally

‘An experienced barrister should not have been suspended for “mere gossip” in the robing rooms of Crown Courts, the High Court was told this week.’

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Legal Futures, 17th August 2018

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High Court backs bankrupt barrister in fees battle – Legal Futures

Posted August 16th, 2018 in bankruptcy, barristers, disciplinary procedures, fees, fines, news by sally

‘Any fees not yet paid to a barrister at the time of his bankruptcy do not vest in his trustee in bankruptcy if they arise on a non-contractual basis, the High Court has ruled.’

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Legal Futures, 16th August 2018

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