Peter Matthew James
Decision - Prosecution
Outcome: Referral to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
Outcome date: 8 July 2019
Published date: 21 May 2020
Firm or organisation at time of matters giving rise to outcome
Name: Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Address(es): The Exchange Building 5, Level 4, Dubai Int'l Financial Centre, Dubai PO BOX 506654, United Arab Emirates
Firm ID: 496714
This outcome was reached by SRA decision.
Outcome of SDT Hearing
This notification relates to a Decision to prosecute before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. This is an independent Tribunal which reaches its own decision after considering all the evidence, including any evidence put forward by the Respondent. The Tribunal had certified that there was a case to answer.
The matter was heard on 9 – 16 March 2021.
Mr. Gray was Struck Off the Roll.
The SDT judgment will be available at www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk
The SDT’s Order and Findings are subject to an Appeal to the High Court (Administrative Court) by Mr. Gray dated 21 May 2021. The Order remains in force pending the High Court’s decision on the Appeal.
The appeal was heard at the High Court on the 1 and 2 February 2022 before Mr Justice Linden.
Mr Gray’s appeal against the Tribunal’s findings and sanction were dismissed.