Mr Peter Moss

Barrister Status:
Disbarred
Called:
Nov 1980
Inn:
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Tribunal panel members:
His Honour Judge Alan Eliezer Greenwood ,  Mrs Alison Fisher ,  His Honour Judge Andrew Alfred Goymer ,  Miss Isabelle Margaret Watson ,  Mr Lee Andrew Gledhill
Decision date
27/09/2019
Breach details:
Professional misconduct contrary to Core Duty 3 and Core Duty 5 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (9th Edition).
Offence details:

Mr Peter Moss, failed to act with honesty and/or integrity, in that between the 6th day of April 2009 and the 6th day of April 2016, was knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of income tax in that he failed to complete self-assessment returns for income tax or pay the correct income tax due to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs for which conduct he was on 22 June 2018 convicted at Leeds combined Court and sentenced to 18 months in custody.

Mr Peter Moss, acted in a way likely to diminish the trust and confidence in which the public places in him or in the profession, in that between the 6th day of April 2009 and the 6th day of April 2016, he was knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of income tax in that he failed to complete self-assessment returns for income tax or pay the correct income tax due to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs for which conduct he was on 22 June 2018 convicted at Leeds combined Court and sentenced to 18 months in custody.

Mr Peter Moss, failed to act with honesty and/or integrity, in that between the 31st day of October 2008 and the 31st day of January 2016, he was knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of Value Added Tax in that he failed to submit 26 returns and failed to pay the correct Value Added Tax due to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs for which conduct he was on 22 June 2018 convicted at Leeds combined Court and sentenced to 18 months in custody.

Mr Peter Moss, acted in a way likely to diminish trust and confidence in the profession, in that between the 31st day of October 2008 and the 31st day of January 2016, he was knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of Value Added Tax in that he failed to submit 26 returns and failed to pay the correct Value Added Tax due to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs for which conduct he was on 22 June 2018 convicted at Leeds combined Court and sentenced to 18 months in custody.

Sanction:
Disbarred
Status:
Final