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The full Lord Harley SDT judgment has been published

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The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) decision that saw eccentric ‘Harry Potter’ lawyer Lord Harley struck off the roll has been published in full.

The 56-page document (embedded below) details why Lord Harley, real name Alan Blacker, was booted out of the profession and slammed with an £86,000 costs order for — among other things — making statements about his academic qualifications that were “inaccurate and misleading”.

Harley’s legendary LinkedIn page, which is still live, proved to be a real talking point for the tribunal. On his online profile, it’s claimed Harley holds a number of colourful job titles including ‘Transactional Analysis Psychoanalytical Psychologist’ and ‘Fellow’ of the Zoological Society of London. It also claims he has degrees from Trinity College, Manchester Met, Leeds Beckett, Kaplan Altior and a number of foreign universities, including Stanford.

It may seem farfetched, but Harley — who did not attend the recent disciplinary hearing — told the SDT via his witness statement:

My academic standing as illustrated in the LinkedIn profile gives the best representation of academic position and I will not waver from.

Other interesting extracts from the respondent’s witness statement include his comment that the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) allegations against him are “baseless” and that the applicant had acted in “bad faith”. He also states that one of the witnesses, John Smith, is a “cretin”, and continues:

I first met him through a Rolls-Royce enthusiasts club meeting and have only met in [sic] once, and once was more than sufficient. He was rude, arrogant and offensive and has generally been asked to leave more Rolls-Royce events than I care to imagine.

You can have a full read of the judgment below. Legal Cheek even gets a mention on pages 28 and 50.

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261 Comments

Mental as anything

Thank you Alan. The content of your post describes you. As well as the word arsehole.

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Unemployed Alan

You are all dole dossers

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Anonymous

So Blacker is done with the SRA. All this nonsense is peripheral. The appeal is doomed. End result will be the same (give or take a potential reduction on the costs).

Not can we focus on getting his comeuppance with HMRC. That has to be the next stage along with seeing if his Disability Living Allowance can be scrutinised.

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THE MAN WHO HAS KNOWN HIM YEARS

3.42 P.M here here can not wait for them to get on to him

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Anonymous

Sir Fred is that you? Hello, if so! 🙂

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Anonymous

The way he behaves he probably already is under scrutiny for his fraudulent benefit claims.

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Anonymous

Get those miniature trains off him.

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Alan Blackerrrrr

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Concerned taxpayer

Presumably the benefits investigators would be looking to see if he were working as a lawyer and at the same time claiming benefits for being unable to work through disability. They might also be interested in how he manages to hop on and off the model engines (youtube passim).

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Anonymous

I’ve never seen anything that suggests he claims work-related benefits, just DLA. You can work and claim DLA.

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Anonymous

He didn’t work anyway: he has no clients.

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Vince Crabtree

I saw Lord Harley at Bolton Crown win an appeal and get costs on a case which was brought three years out of time. He was wonderful. The prosecution rode hard but lost to the better lawyer. I bet none of you have even done a trial, you limp biscuits.

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Anonymous

Another anecdote posted by Alan in a false name.

An appeal is not a trial.

He won’t do any more. He is struck off.

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Anonymous

An appeal is a trial actually, in the crown it’s a complete rehearing and it took all day.

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Anonymous

6 minutes is not a whole day.

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Anonymous

Are you thick – obviously. It was fully defended.

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Anonymous

Crown Court cases cannot be brought “3 years out of time”. I think you will find there is no statute of limitation that has a bearing on the Crown Court.

Perhaps you have confused civil and criminal law with your fake story at Bolton Crown Court. Must try harder, Alan.

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D Goodwin

Of course Alan, that was the 6 minute hearing on 5 July 2013.

An appeal against conviction which the prosecution did not resist.

Not much argument in 6 minutes.

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Anonymous

There’s a new hearing on Monday in Manchester, 10:00 but it’s anonymised apparently he’s back on the roll till his appeal is heard.,

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Anonymous

His engines are called Tarn Beck, Rio and Elle. He also has a blue one called rackia or something similar.

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Boon Probo

That works at out £45.40, doesn’t it?

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D Goodwin

Oh no. It was much more than that.

At legal aid rates on a DCO it would have been £130.

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Anonymous

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Alan Blackerrrrr

Heh look at you, weak fggt

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Anonymous

Cracklickers of the world unite.

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Anonymous

The only cracklicker there will be Blacker.

Of course he licks Steamy Rob’s crack.

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Anonymous

Steamy Rob is a dole dosser, isn’t he ?

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Anonymous

I think he’ll get it. And the Manchester venue.

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Anonymous

Of course you think you will get it Alan. You are the only one that does.

You are a deluded fool.

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Anonymous

Last time you forgot American Cyanamid Alan.

Make sure you don’t forget the duty of candour this time. Tell the judge that you went on holiday instead of going to the SDT. He won’t be impressed by that.

Another defeat looms Alan. Think JCIO, IPCO, FoI, SDT.

You always lose.

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Anonymous

I think it’s very sad that you have such empty lives, I bet he’s laughing his cock off with all that money!

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Anonymous

You mean the £111,000 ?

More likely he is doing things with Steamy’s cock.

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Alyn Frankel

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Anonymous

He’s cost you a fortune!

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Collette Mitchell

It is a shame you have fiddled so much benefit over the years Alan.

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Anonymous

Your life must be empty now that you have been struck off Alan.

All that you have to do us to wait for the taxman and the benefits people to turn up and investigate you.

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Anonymous

Don’t forget to take your degree certificates on Monday Alan, so the judge knows you aren’t telling fibs about your so called qualifications.

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Mustafa

Come on Alan, it’s time to stop all this bloody nonsense. Get some proper medical help for you are obviously a deluded keyboard warrior. That’s fine if you are only crossing swords with others like you, but you chose to enter the real world with the same bizarre thought processes. There’s no way back from the manner in which you have been exposed but with some decent advice you should be able to limit the future damage to yourself and others.

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Edward de Hewson

“There’s a new hearing on Monday in Manchester, 10:00 but it’s anonymised apparently he’s back on the roll till his appeal is heard.”

You mean he’s making an application for a stay of execution? Why would it be anonymised when the striking off is a matter of public record?

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Anonymous

There is no High Court judge sitting in Manchester on Monday and no case in the list at 10 am.

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Anon

Ah, but what about the Privy Arbital Court?

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Anonymouse

That only sits in Rochdale.

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Anonymous

The Privy Arbitrary Court is the only place he could win.

His review and appeal are doomed.

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Anonymous

So far, this has cost the profession £93,000 for the SDT trial and £18,000 for the Fraser J proceedings. That is a total of £111,000…

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Anonymous

Eureka.

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Wendy

Snore, snore,snore…… Getting bored now, for all the hooing and Hahn Alan will be back so why don’t you all accept than continually indulging in mocking and poor humor

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Anonymous

Poor deluded fool Alan.

Any High Court Judge reading the SDT will realise that you ate an old and buffoon of the highest order, summa cum laude.

You are the world’s most clueless lawyer.

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Alan Blackerrrrr

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Anonymous

Of course Alan, of course.

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Alan

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Anonymous

You will look stupid tomorrow when you are still off the roll Alan.

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Wendy

You lot all always look stupid anyway, and we will see who locks stupid tomorrow.

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Anonymous

While you are talking Alan, why don’t you tell us where you got all your made up degrees ?

The universities you claim to have been awarded them by say they didn’t. Are they lying ?

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Anonymous

He pulled his degree’s out of his fat arse

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Anonymous

That’s actually what it looks like Alan.

He didn’t get them by studying as he is too thick.

It is clear that he didn’t turn up for the SDT as he has invented his qualifications and dare not be cross examines on them as he is just a liar.

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Wendy

I’ll bet yours is fatter, brave Mr Anonymous, yet more examples of jealousy from a bunch of failed wannabes. Get. A. Life. Twat

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Anonymous

You prove that your qualifications are all lies Alan by your refusal to be honest about them.

You have achieved two things in the law: (I) you did Wojcicki’s case shockingly badly; and (ii) you have made yourself look the biggest cnut who ever stepped into a courtroom.

Congratulations Mr Fuckwit.

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Anonymous

You forgot (iii) -Dressing up like a grade A bell-end

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Anonymous

Yes you do.

With all those medals you blagged.

Liar.

Wendy

Snore snore snore. Boring. by all means cary on wasting you’re lives.

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Hurrah for Lawbytes

Wendy = Alan on the juice.

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Alan Blacker

Wendy’s my good friend you wasteman.

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Anonymous

We all know you conned your way onto the roll.

Alan Blacker = cheat

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Alan

I’m no cheat, I’m a winnerrrrrr you donghead.

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Anonymous

A pass degree.

What a tosser.

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Alan

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Hurrah for Lawbytes

Nice one, Alan. almost up to your usual standard of invective.

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Alan Blacker

Still better than yours, you bumbling muppet.

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Wendy

Yawn….

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Anonymous

Let me guess Alan.

You got a pass degree from Huddersfield. Then went to a bunch of muppets who upgraded it to a DPhil from Oxford.

A High Court Judge is a bit brighter than you and will see through your nonsense.

Fraser obviously thought you were a twat and so did Warby.

It will be SRA 3 Blacker 0.

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Alan

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Bantz & Co

Strong insult game, Alan.

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Anonymous

You have lost everything for years Alan – IPCO, JCIO, SRA, SDT, High Court X2.

This will be no different.

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Bangers & Lash

200+ comments, the bantz are going right off the charts.

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Anonymous

And they show Alan to be a grade A loser.

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Alan Blacker, Lord Harley

Says the person who lives in his mum’s cellar, you turd.

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Anonymous

Wrong Alan. Stop drinking turps.

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Alan Blacker

Shut it wasteman.

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Anonymous

Blacker has no insight into his inadequacies.

He is barely literate, incapable of articulating coherently and has a limited vocabulary.

His career in the law is pure fantasy.

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Someone who knows you well

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Alan Blacker, Lord Harley

Why are you lying? Expect a summons to a court in due course for blatant attempts at defamation of my person.

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Anonymous

You have no reputation to lose.

You are officially a liar and dishonest. Oh, and struck off.

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Anonymous

Under what pseudonym would you issue proceedings?

Will it be First Person (Lord Harley) Second Person (Earl of Dublin) or Third Person (Vicar of Dibley)?

And how will you collect any legal documents from 13 York Street?

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Alan Blacker

I’ll sue you too. Just you wait, you’ll be paying off my mortgage.

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Anonymous

You do not have a mortgage Alan you live in a rented terraced house with cats . You have never owned your own house

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Anonymous

You lived with mummy for years.

Anyway, the SRA will bankrupt you for the £86,000 and you will lose the right to sue.

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Alan Blacker

Hah you wish you poor flog. I’ve got far more money and assets than you think and the SRA ain’t getting 1p out of me. I’m walking outta this as the winner once the dust settles, mark my words.

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Anonymous

Lawbytes people might want to screen shot this last one for the SRA!

John smith

Hi Alan

I know you are a brilliant academic and never miss anything.

Have to say I like http://Www.jaflas.com. Not to be confused with jaflas.co.uk.

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Anonymous

Amazing. The foul mouthed Alan Blacker is silenced.

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Alan Blacker, Lord Harley

No one can silence me you peasant. I’m going to contest the tribunal’s decision and will win a final, epic victory. Just you wait, I’ll show you muppets.

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Anonymous

Been drinking Alan ????????????????????????????????

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Anonymous

An impostor. The word “The” is missing.

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Alan Blacker

Oh its me alright, you weak peasant.

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Sleepless

Peasant – that’s good coming from the great socialist his tweets make him out to be.

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Anonymouse

Only until he/Wendy have had a bit to drink.

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Harleytosis

I wonder when he will re-open the Privy Arbital Court so that he can upgrade his fail at the SDT hearing into Double Honours (Summa Cum Laude)?

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Black Out

Will he get a Law Society prize for it ?

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Anonymous

Rude int he

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Alan Blacker

You’re rude you muppet.

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Anonymous

Does anyone moderate this thing on a weekend??!

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Anonymous

I can never be sure if its Blacker or a great troll to inflate hits.

If it’s really him then it is far more tragic than a hoax.

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Anonymous

Some posts are clearly from him and seem to be intended to have threads closed off.

Others however appear to be from impostors.

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Sleepless

The ones that have correct spelling and grammar are unlikely to be from him (under any of his various pseudonyms).

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DaveKafka

So, the SRA asks him to produce waivers which it gave him in the first place. When he doesn’t do so, the SRA charges him with failing to cooperate. And the SDT upholds the charge. Hmm…

On reading the judgment, you could be forgiven for getting the impression that the SRA wasn’t entirely sure what waivers it had actually granted.

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Anonymous

The SRA is no better at answering questions than Blacker.

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Anonymous

Blacker is the son of a loom tattler and rough.

He aspires to be something that he is not. As soon as he opens his mouth or starts to write, it is obvious he is ill suited to the law.

He should put the law behind him and do something he is better equipped for.

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Anonymous

“He should … do something he is better equipped for.” What would that be?

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Harleytosis

The International Olympic Committee has just just upgraded Lord Harley’s single poxy swimming badge to 24 Olympic swimming golds.

Blacker has announced that he spent the night sewing them onto his gown in preparation for today’s accreditation by Manchester Crown Court that he remains on the Solicitor’s roll.

When approached for a comment, Blacker’s lawyer, Anton Van Dellen, called his client a ‘cretin’.

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Anonymous

What is so telling about this whole fantasy nightmare that Alan has created is that despite his supposedly holding more qualifications, honours, plaudits and titles than any lawyer in the country, he has still only managed to attract a handful of clients throughout his whole legal “career”. That tells us that when potential clients meet him, they either see through his fantasy charade, or that in person, Alan is a complete knob.

But the very few who do not see Alan for the idiot he is must be protected from him and his delusions, and that is why Alan will not emerge victorious. Further appeals will only prolong the humiliation – for God’s sake man, just go with what little dignity you have left.

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Anonymous

My god, Legal Cheek will be scrabbling around to sort this comments section out this morning.

AB appears to be obsessed with insults revolving around the male member!

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Steamy Rob

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Harleytosis

AcCREditaTIoN

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