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Charges

The charge against Beverley Anne Mason of Halifax, Yorkshire was that she failed to conduct herself in a manner as to avoid bringing disrepute upon ILEX or its members and to avoid doubt being cast upon her own professional integrity contrary to Section 1 of the Code of Conduct of the Institute of Legal Executives and Section A(2) of the Guide to Good Practice of the Institute of Legal Executives.

The particulars to the charge were that:

As a Fellow of ILEX Miss Beverley Mason was required to undertake a minimum of 8 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) during each CPD year since the commencement of the scheme on 1 January 1999.  Miss Mason was required to maintain a record of all of the CPD training undertaken and submit it to ILEX within one month following the end of the CPD year.  Miss Mason failed to comply with these requirements.

Miss Mason failed to respond to correspondence sent to her by ILEX regarding her non-compliance with the CPD regulations

Outcome

The charge was found proven.

Sanction

Miss Mason was excluded from membership of ILEX.