Married top lawyer fined £35,000 and forced to pay £200,000 in costs after groping junior colleague

Married top lawyer fined £35,000 and forced to pay £200,000 in costs after groping junior colleague

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A MARRIED partner at one of Britain’s top five legal firms has been fined £35,000 and ordered to pay £200,000 in costs after groping a very drunk junior colleague.

Ryan Beckwith, 41, was found to have breached the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s principles by going home with the female solicitor, in her 20s, after a works party.

Ryan Beckwith has been forced to fork out thousands of pounds and quit his job over the breaching of regulations


She told the tribunal she woke to find him in her flat in July 2016. Just hours before the ruling he quit Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Fleet Street, London.

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal did not rule on consent and said he could still practise.

Afterwards he was seen comforting his sobbing wife. His solicitor said: “My client is disappointed with the findings.”


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