Mr Keith Stuart Yardy

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Barrister Status:
Self Employed
Called:
Jul 1988
Inn:
Inner Temple
Hearing type:
Determination By Consent
Decision date
14/10/2020
Breach details:
Professional Misconduct contrary to Core Duty 5 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (9th Edition).
Offence details:

Mr Yardy behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession, contrary to Core Duty 5, in that, on 25 January 2020 he drove a motor vehicle after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, for which conduct he was convicted contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court on 14 February 2020. Mr Yardy was sentenced to a fine of £373, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £37, ordered to pay CPS costs in the sum of £85 and he was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 18 months (to be reduced by 139 days if by 26 January 2021 he satisfactorily completed a course approved by the Secretary of State).

Sanction:
Reprimand and Fined in the sum of £500
Status:
Final
Determination by consent: