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Applicant Solicitors Regulation Authority Ltd
Respondent Frederick William Adams

Case details

Allegation Code of Conduct for Firms 2019, Lack of Integrity, SRA Principles 2019
Outcome Suspend - Fixed Period
Executive summary

The allegations emanate from Mr Adams’ sexual misconduct towards Person A during the Firm’s Christmas party in 2019. In the Tribunal proceedings, Mr Adams accepted that he behaved in the manner alleged but asserted that it was entirely out of character and as a consequence of his extreme intoxication. Mr Adams accepted that by virtue of his conduct he had breached the Principles alleged and the Code of Conduct as alleged in which he was obliged to operate.

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