Mr Syed Idnaan Ali

Barrister Status:
Disbarred
Called:
Mar 2016
Inn:
Middle Temple
Hearing type:
Disciplinary Tribunal (5 Person)
Decision date
07/01/2022
Breach details:
Professional misconduct, contrary to rC8, rS24, Core Duty 3 and 5 of the Conduct Rules; part 2 and 3 of the Bar Standards Board’s Handbook of England and Wales (3rd edition)
Offence details:

Syed Ali, a BSB regulated person and unregistered barrister, failed to act with honesty and with integrity, in that, on a date between 1 June 2018 and 25 September 2018, Mr Ali told X that Mr Ali would prepare a judicial review claim for him. In furtherance of that claim, Mr Ali used a false address unknown to X, provided by Mr Ali, which address Mr Ali knew to be a false address and which he nevertheless used dishonestly in providing legal services to X, stating to X that the address was one of Mr Ali’s tenants.

Syed AIi, a BSB regulated person and unregistered barrister, 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, on a date between 1 June 2018 and 25 September 2018, Mr Ali told X that Mr Ali would prepare a judicial review claim for him. In furtherance of that claim, Mr Ali used a false address unknown to X, provided by Mr Ali, which address Mr Ali knew to be a false address and which he nevertheless used dishonestly in providing legal services to X, stating to X that the address was one of Mr Ali’s tenants.

Syed Ali, a BSB regulated person and unregistered barrister, supplied legal services without a professional client, without a licensed access or public access client, in that, on a date between 1 June 2018 and 25 September 2018, Mr Ali told X that Mr Ali would prepare a judicial review claim for him.

Syed Ali, a BSB regulated person and unregistered barrister, 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, on or about 13 December 2018, in a meeting with X, Mr Ali became rude and aggressive.
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Syed Ali, a BSB regulated person and unregistered barrister, behaved in a way which could reasonably be seen by the public to undermine his honesty and integrity, in that, on or about 13 December 2018, in a meeting with X, Mr Ali became rude and aggressive.

Sanction:
Disbarred, reprimanded and prevented from obtaining a practising certificate for 12 months. Prohibited from obtaining a practisting certificate pending appeal. (Sentence effective from 27 April 2022)
Costs:
£1,560.00
Status:
Final