05 July 2000

Elizabeth Beal of Malton, North Yorkshire, engaged in conduct unbefitting to a member of the Institute.

The particulars to the charge against Ms Beal was that she improperly claimed disbursements on files in respect of legally aided and private clients which could not be justified during her employment with Denison Till to the value of £3,436.32, and that an Order had been made against her by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal pursuant to its powers under Section 43 of the Solicitors Act 1974.

The charge was found proved.

Sanction – Indefinite exclusion
Ms Beal was excluded from membership of ILEX.