Case note: Wingate v SRA

March 7, 2018

Honesty, integrity and how professionals should behave.

Wingate v SRA [2018] EWCA Civ 366

This…is not a Socratic quest for ultimate truth,” asserts Jackson LJ, handing down judgment today, the day of his retirement.

Nevertheless, his judgment in two conjoined appeals, with which the two other members of the Court of Appeal agreed, constitutes an important analysis of one of the hot topics in professional disciplinary law – where do the boundaries (if there are any) lie between honesty and integrity? We now have our answer.

Read the full case note by Nicholas Peacock