Mr Craig Charles Tipper

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Barrister Status:
Suspended
Called:
Jul 2018
Inn:
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (3 person)
Decision date
22/01/2021
Breach details:
Professional misconduct, contrary to Core Duty 5 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (9th Edition) Bar Standards Board’s Handbook (version 4.0)
Offence details:

Craig Charles Tipper, a practising barrister, on or around the 21st day of June 2019, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession, in that he intentionally touched A, the touching was sexual, A did not consent to the touching and Craig Charles Tipper did not reasonably believe A was consenting.

Craig Charles Tipper, a practising barrister, on or around the 21st day of June 2019, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession in that he intentionally touched C, the touching was sexual, C did not consent to the touching and Craig Charles Tipper did not reasonably believe C was consenting

Sanction:
Suspended from practice for 3 months (Sentence came into effect 13 February 2021).
Costs:
£900.00
Status:
Final