The barrister was ordered to pay the BSB £2,670 costs

An independent disciplinary tribunal has disbarred a former solicitor after charges of professional misconduct were brought by the Bar Standards Board (BSB).

Barrister Zeeshan Saqib Mian was disbarred by a tribunal on 16 June. The tribunal also directed Mian’s practising certificate be suspended pending the final determination of any appeal. He was ordered to pay the BSB £2,670 costs.

Mian was accused of 12 charges of professional misconduct; the tribunal decided he should be disbarred on all 12 charges. The tribunal found Mian made a number of false declarations in relation to his Call Declaration for the purpose of being called to the Bar.

These included a failure to disclose that he was the subject of a f...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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