Mr Henry Joseph Christopher Hendron

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Barrister Status:
Self Employed
Called:
Nov 2006
Inn:
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Decision date
26/05/2021
Breach details:
Professional misconduct contrary to Core Duty 5, Core Duty 9, rC8, rS6 and rS8 of the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales (9th Edition)
Offence details:

Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, 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 held himself out as a barrister in connection with the provision of legal services on the websites of http://www.lawsurgery.com/Home.html and/or http.www.henryhendron.com/ between 27 May 2016 and 10 August 2017 when not authorised to practise as a barrister.

Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which is likely to diminish trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession and/or failed to be open and co-operative with his regulators by failing to take down the websites of http://www.lawsurgery.com/Home.html and/or http.www.henryhendron.com/ from public display within a reasonable period of time despite having received one or more of the following written requests of the Bar Standards Board’s Supervision Department to do so on 19 October 2016, 11 November 2016, 5 April 2017 and 10 April 2017.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which could reasonably be seen by the public to undermine his integrity by failing to take down the websites of http://www.lawsurgery.com/Home.html and/or http.www.henryhendron.com/ from public display within a reasonable period of time despite having received one or more of the following written requests of the Bar Standards Board’s Supervision Department to do so on 19 October 2016, 11 November 2016, 5 April 2017 and 10 April 2017.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which is likely to diminish trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession in that he held himself out as a barrister within email correspondence to DW, Solicitor at PainSmith Solicitors on 24 April 2017 and/or in email correspondence with his lay client, JW on 24 May 2017 by referring to himself as a ‘Barrister, non practising’ when he did not hold a valid Bar Council Practising Certificate by virtue of his suspension.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which could reasonably be seen by the public to undermine his integrity in that he held himself out as a barrister within email correspondence to DW, Solicitor at PainSmith Solicitors on 24 April 2017 and/or in email correspondence with his lay client, JW on 24 May 2017 by referring himself as a ‘Barrister, non practising’ when he did not hold a valid Bar Council Practising Certificate by virtue to his suspension.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which is likely to diminish trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession in that he conducted litigation, a reserved legal activity, when not authorised to do so by way of serving a Notice of Acting dated 19 April 2017 on solicitor DW of PainSmith solicitors when he did not hold a valid Bar Council Practising Certificate by virtue of his suspension.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which could reasonably be seen by the public to undermine his integrity in that he conducted litigation, a reserved legal activity, when not authorised to do so by way of serving a Notice of Acting dated 19 April 2017 on solicitor DW of PainSmith solicitors when he did not hold a valid Bar Council Practising Certificate by virtue of his suspension.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish trust and confidence which the public places in a barrister or in the profession in that on 24 May 2017at 17.23 BST, 23 July 2017 at 23.18 BST, 23 July 2017 at 23.59 and 28 July 2017 at 00.18 BST he used inappropriate and/or threatening language within email correspondence sent by him to JW and/or MW particularised at Schedule 2, one or more or a combination of which are inappropriate and/or threatening.
Henry Hendron, having been interim suspended from practice with immediate effect on 17 May 2016, and having been interim suspended from 26 May 2016 until the conclusion of disciplinary tribunal proceedings on 5 April 2017 and on that date suspended from practice as a barrister for 3 years with effect from 17 May 2016, behaved in a way which could reasonably be seen by the public to undermine his integrity in that on 24 May 2017 at 17.23 BST, 23 July 2017 at 23.18 BST, 23 July 2017 at 23.59 and 28 July 2017 at 00.18 BST he used inappropriate and/or threatening language within email correspondence sent by him to JW and/or MW particularised at Schedule 2, one or more or a combination of which are inappropriate and/or threatening.

Sanction:
Reprimanded and prohibited from undertaking public access work for 2 years and undertakes/completes public access training before resuming public access work. (Sentence to take effect from 17 June 2021).
Status:
Final