Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky

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Barrister Status:
Self Employed
Called:
Mar 2001
Inn:
Lincoln's Inn
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Decision date
11/05/2021
Breach details:
Professional misconduct contrary to CD1, CD5, CD9 and/or rC3.3 and rC65.7 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (9th Edition)
Offence details:

Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky, a barrister, failed to observe her duty to the court in the administration of justice (CD1), and/or failed in her duty to the court to act with independence by failing to take reasonable steps to avoid wasting the court’s time (rC3.3) in that, in family court proceedings in which Ms El-Sobky represented the Respondent, leading up to a hearing on 14 May 2019, on or around 12 May 2019 Ms El-Sobky attended the home of the Respondent where the Applicant also resided. Ms El-Sobky spoke to the Applicant, about the on-going proceedings, in the absence of the Applicant’s legal representative. As a result of Ms El-Sobky’s conduct, the hearing on 14 May 2019 was adjourned, and Ms ElSobky was made subject to a Wasted Costs Order

Based on the facts set out in charge 1 above, Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky, a barrister, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in her
or in the profession.

Following the conduct set out in charge 1 above, Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky, a barrister, failed to report promptly to the Bar Standards Board that she had committed serious misconduct.

Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky, a barrister, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in her or in the profession by failing to report promptly to the Bar Standards Board that she had committed serious misconduct following the conduct
set out in charge 1 above.

Ms Mariam Adel El-Sobky, a barrister, failed to be open and co-operative with her regulator by failing to report promptly to the Bar Standards Board that she had committed serious misconduct following the conduct set out in charge 1 above.

Sanction:
Reprimanded and Fined in the sum of £2000 A requirement was imposed on Ms El-Sobky that she shadow an experienced practitioner for a period of six months. At the end of six months, Ms El-Sobky must ensure she is provided with a certificate of competence.
Costs:
£1,560.00
Status:
Open to Appeal