SRA: Number of workplace bullying investigations on the rise – Legal Futures

‘Solicitors under investigation by their regulator are increasingly citing workplace bullying as a reason for their misconduct, according to a report published yesterday.’

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Legal Futures, 23rd July 2021

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Tory MPs suspended for trying to influence judge in Elphicke case – The Guardian

‘Several Conservative MPs will be suspended from the Commons for a day and told to apologise for trying to influence a judge presiding over the trial of a colleague for sexual assault, the standards committee has ordered.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2021

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Post Office Horizon scandal: More subpostmasters cleared – BBC News

‘The Court of Appeal has cleared 12 more former subpostmasters who were wrongly convicted of offences during the Post Office Horizon scandal.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2021

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Sarah Everard murder: Met Police sacks Wayne Couzens – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sexual offences by michael

‘The police officer who murdered Sarah Everard has been dismissed from the Metropolitan Police, a week after admitting the crime.’

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BBC News, 17th July 2021

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Met Police sergeant spared jail after filming woman in shower – The Independent

‘A police sergeant from London’s Metropolitan Police, who used his iPhone to spy on a woman whilst she was showering, has been spared jail.’

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The Independent, 15th July 2021

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Derbyshire PCs sacked after woman injured in police van – BBC News

‘Two officers have been sacked after a woman suffered a head injury when the driver of a police van deliberately braked on the way to custody.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2021

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Euro 2020: Uefa opens disciplinary proceedings against England after Italy final – The Independent

Posted July 14th, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, news, public order, sport, violence, violent disorder by tracey

‘Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association in the wake of chaotic scenes at the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy at Wembley.’

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The Independent, 14th July 2021

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Dalian Atkinson: PC Benjamin Monk sacked by police – BBC News

‘A police officer jailed for killing former footballer Dalian Atkinson has been sacked having “undermined public confidence” in policing.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2021

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Met officers given misconduct notices over disappearance of Richard Okorogheye – The Guardian

Posted July 9th, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, missing persons, news, police by tracey

‘Two Metropolitan police officers have been given misconduct notices over potential failings in the disappearance of teenager Richard Okorogheye.’

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The Guardian, 9th July 2021

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BSB more likely to raise complaints against minority ethnic barristers – Legal Futures

‘Minority ethnic barristers remain more likely than their White counterparts to be subject to complaints raised by the Bar Standards Board (BSB), new research has shown.’

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Legal Futures, 7th July 2021

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Solicitor jailed for GBH avoids being struck off – Legal Futures

Posted July 1st, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, grievous bodily harm, news, solicitors by sally

‘A young solicitor jailed for grievous bodily harm (GBH) has escaped being struck off because of his genuine remorse and low likelihood of reoffending.’

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Legal Futures, 30th June 2021

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Ex-Hampshire police officer who used racist language found guilty of gross misconduct – The Guardian

‘A former police sergeant who used racist and homophobic language in messages to a fellow officer with whom he was having an affair has been found guilty of gross misconduct.’

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The Guardian, 29th June 2021

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Dalian Atkinson killing: officer was kept on despite gross misconduct – The Guardian

‘The police officer convicted of the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson had been previously found by a police disciplinary hearing to have committed gross misconduct but was allowed to remain an officer and given a stun gun, it has been revealed.’

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The Guardian, 28th June 2021

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Bar Council urges limits to mitigation in sexual misconduct cases involving barristers – Legal Futures

Posted June 22nd, 2021 in assault, barristers, disciplinary procedures, harassment, news, sanctions by sally

‘Issues such as provocation, spontaneity and whether an incident was a “one-off” should not be factors that reduce sanctions for sexual misconduct by barristers, the Bar Council has urged.’

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Legal Futures, 22nd June 2021

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Black Met police chief wins her job back after tribunal says sacking was unfair – The Guardian

‘A black police chief dismissed from the Metropolitan police has won her job back after a tribunal said her sacking was unfair.’

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The Guardian, 16th June 2021

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Call to curb return to practice of barristers suspended for sexual misconduct – Legal Futures

‘Barristers suspended for sexual misconduct should face conditions when they returning to practice, such as bans from taking pupils or being featured in legal directories, a campaigning group has recommended.’

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Legal Futures, 15th June 2021

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Pupil victim of sexual assault by barrister “let down by system” – Legal Futures

‘A female victim of sexual assault by a male barrister has spoken about how she was let down by her chambers, the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service (BTAS)’

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Legal Futures, 14th June 2021

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Driver sacked for drinking in club while sick wins tribunal – BBC News

Posted June 10th, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, news, unfair dismissal by sally

‘A driver who was sacked after he was seen drinking in a social club while off work through illness has won his case at an employment tribunal.’

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BBC News, 9th June 2021

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Kate Shemirani: Nurse who claimed 5G caused Covid symptoms and spread vaccine misinformation struck off – The Independent

‘A leading figure in Britain’s anti-vaccination movement who repeatedly spread coronavirus conspiracy theories, and once called the NHS “the new Auschwitz”, has been permanently struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.’

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The Independent, 5th June 2021

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Ollie Robinson: England bowler suspended for historical tweets – BBC News

‘England pace bowler Ollie Robinson has been suspended from international cricket pending an investigation into historical racist and sexist tweets.’

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BBC News, 6th June 2021

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