Incidents occurred in the summertime of 2019

A barrister who touched two people “sexually” and with out their consent has been handed a three-month suspension order.

Craig Charles Tipper, who was known as to the bar in 2018, was discovered to have “behaved in a method which was prone to diminish the belief and confidence which the general public locations in him or within the career”, based on a bar disciplinary ruling handed down last week. The incidents occurred on or round 21 June 2019.

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The Bar Requirements Board (BSB) introduced fees {of professional} misconduct in opposition to Tipper, against the law and household legislation barrister and former solicitor.

Commenting on the order, a BSB spokesperson said:

“This conduct is totally unacceptable and our choice to carry fees {of professional} misconduct in opposition to Mr Tipper demonstrates our dedication to taking motion in opposition to such behaviour by members of the bar.”

Tipper was ordered to pay prices of £900. The choice is open to attraction.

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