02 November 2016
The charges against Mr. Rushon Mannan were:
(a) maintain high standards of professional and personal conduct and further not engage in any conduct that could undermine or affect adversely the confidence and trust placed in you and your profession by your client, your employer, professional colleagues, the public and others; and/or
(b) be honest in all your dealings and all financial matters and further must not intentionally mislead anyone you deal with.
Contrary to Principle 2, outcome 2.2 and/or Principle 3 outcomes 3.1 and 3.2, respectively of the CILEx Code of Conduct 2015.
The particulars to charge one were that on 27 May 2015 and 3 September 2015, Rushon Mannan submitted correspondence to CILEx Regulation in support of his CILEx Fellowship application, which he knew, or ought to have known, was false and/or untrue, namely:
a. Letter dated 20 November 2007;
b. Letter dated 20 December 2010;
c. Letter dated 21 May 2015;
d. Letter dated 25 May 2015;
e. Letter dated 26 May 2015; and
f. Letter dated 24 August 2015.
(a) be honest in all your dealings and in all financial matters and further must not intentionally mislead anyone you deal with and/or;
(b) act competently in the best interests of your client and further respect client confidentiality and not act in a matter where you do not have the right or are not authorised to act.
Contrary to Principle 3, outcomes 3.1 and 3.2 and/or Principle 5, outcome 5.6, respectively of the CILEx Code of Conduct 2015.
The particulars to charge two were that on or after 12 May 2016 Rushon Mannon:
i. under the auspices of Ramda Legal Associates of Suite 101, Chaucer House, Biscot Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1XJ, Rushon Mannan carried out reserved legal activity when not authorised to do so;
ii. carried out a reserved legal activity by conducting housing litigation for client ‘MD’ when he was not authorised to do so; and
iii. was paid money by MD for such services.
All charges were found proved.
Sanction – Indefinite exclusion
The Disciplinary Tribunal ordered that Mr. Mannan be excluded from membership of CILEx indefinitely and that an application for reinstatement as a member may not be considered for a minimum period of 5 years from the date of the order. The Tribunal ordered costs to be paid by Mr. Mannan.