Mr Jonathan Richard Gerard Oultram

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Barrister Status:
Nov 1988
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Tribunal panel members:
Mrs Alison Fisher ,  Mrs Alison Thorne ,  Mr Godwin John Antoine Busuttil ,  Mr Marcus Elliot Gerard Thompson ,  His Honour Judge Stuart Philip Sleeman
Decision date
Breach details:
Professional misconduct, contrary to paragraph 202(c) and pursuant to paragraph 901.5 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (8th edition) (“the Code of Conduct”).
Offence details:

Jonathan Oultram, from 13 March 2013 to 5 January 2014, practised as a barrister, without having a practising certificate issued by the Bar Council, contrary to paragraph 202(c) of the Code of Conduct and the Practising Certificate Regulations (Annex D to the Code of Conduct), such failure to comply with the Code being a serious failure, and therefore constituting professional misconduct on his part, pursuant to paragraph 901.5 of the Code because:

1) it amounts to a criminal offence (by section 14 of the Legal Services Act 2007):

2) the failure lasted for 10 months;

3) he failed to respond, when required by the BSB to do so, to an email dated 4 February 2014,requesting his comments on the allegation; and/or

4) he has failed to comply with other provisions of the Code in the past, namely breaches of practising requirements and failures to complete CPD.

Appeal Pending