Winstanley, Danielle

Date

15 December 2016

Charges

The charges against Ms. Danielle Winstanley were:

Charge 1

Failing to comply with CILEx and CILEx Regulation rules and bye-laws contrary to Principle 4 of the CILEx Code of Conduct 2010.

The particulars to charge one were that Ms. Winstanley failed to complete and/or log her Continuing Professional Development during the required period of 1 January 2013 to 30 September 2013.  

Charge 2

Failing to comply with CILEx and CILEx Regulation rules and bye-laws contrary to Principle 4 of the CILEx Code of Conduct 2010.

The particulars to charge two were that Ms. Winstanley failed to complete and/or log her Continuing Professional Development during the required period of 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014.

Charge 3

Failing to comply with regulatory obligations and deal with regulators and ombudsman openly, promptly and co-operatively act within your competence and/or Failing to comply with and respond to reasonable enquiries made by an Investigator and failure to do so may be treated as misconduct contrary to Principle 4 of the CILEx Code of Conduct 2015 and R 15 (6) of the CILEx Investigation, Disciplinary and Appeals rules 2015.  

The particulars to charge three were that Ms. Winstanley failed to acknowledge or reply to the communication from her regulator CILEx Regulation.

Outcome

All three charges were found proved.

Sanction

The Disciplinary Tribunal ordered that Ms. Winstanley be excluded from CILEx membership for 12 months.

Appeal

Danielle Winstanley appealed the sanction of the Disciplinary Tribunal on 20 July 2016. The appeal was unsuccessful and costs of the Appeal were ordered.