Mr Shavon Dion Bethel

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Barrister Status:
Disbarred
Called:
Jul 2013
Inn:
Inner Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Tribunal panel members:
Mr Jeffrey Ernest Jupp ,  His Honour Judge Nicholas John Ainley ,  Dr Rosemary Gillespie ,  Ms Satya Schofield
Decision date
03/11/2015
Breach details:
Professional misconduct contrary to paragraph 301(a)(i) and paragraph 901.7 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (8th Edition).
Offence details:

Shavon Bethel engaged in conduct that was dishonest or otherwise discreditable to a barrister in that in his application for Admission to the Inner Temple dated 20 March 2006 he asserted that he had been awarded a degree from the University of London on 5 July 2005 which was not true in that he had never been awarded a degree by the University of London on that or any date.

Shavon Bethel engaged in conduct that was dishonest or otherwise discreditable to a barrister in that in his Declaration to be made by a student before call to the Bar to the Masters of the Bench of Honourable Society of the Inner Temple dated 7 April 2013, he declared and undertook that the Declaration he made for the purposes of obtaining admission to the Inn was true in every respect when he made it, when it was not.

Sanction:
Disbarred - sentence is effective from 7 February 2018.
Status:
Final