Mr Gareth Edward Morley

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Barrister Status:
Self Employed
Called:
Jul 1982
Inn:
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Determination By Consent
Decision date
21/12/2020
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:

B behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in them or in the profession, contrary to Core Duty 5, in that on 23 November 2019 he/she drove a motor vehicle on a public place after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his/her breath, namely 55 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, for which conduct he/she 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 Merthyr Magistrates Court on 13 March 2020. B was ordered to comply with any instructions of the Responsible Officer to attend appointments or to participate in any activity as required by the Responsible Officer up to a maximum of 10 days, ordered to undertake an unpaid work requirement of 80 hours, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £90, ordered to pay Crown Prosecution Service costs in the sum of £85 and was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 3 years.

Sanction:
Reprimanded and fined in the sum of £250
Status:
Final
Determination by consent: