Decision - Sanction
Outcome date: 23 September 2021
Published date: 2 November 2021
Firm or organisation at date of publication and at time of matters giving rise to outcome
Name: Capsticks Solicitors LLP
Address(es): 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4DR
Firm ID: 497585
This outcome was reached by SRA decision.
Muhammed Bhurhan Uddin is a solicitor. He is currently employed by Capsticks Solicitors LLP whose head office is at 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4DR.
It was found that in May 2019 Mr Uddin posted several inappropriate messages on a WhatsApp group containing approximately 100 members. The comments posted were offensive and derogatory about certain groups of individuals. His conduct in this regard breached principle 6 of the SRA Principles 2011.
SRA Principle 6 requires Mr Uddin to behave in a way that maintains the trust that the public places in him and in the provision of legal services.
Mr Uddin was issued with a written rebuke and was ordered to pay costs of £600.