R (on the application of Rosemarine) v Office for Legal Complaints

Counsel – Disciplinary jurisdiction. The claimant barrister sought judicial review of the defendant Office for Legal Complaint's (the Legal Ombudsman) finding that complaints of his former client had been made out. The Administrative Court held that the Legal Ombudsman's findings that the claimant had been obstructive, offensive and unprofessional had not been Wednesbury unreasonable. The client's complaint had not been new and the claimant had had an opportunity to address it. Further, the claimant's complaints of bias had not been established.

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