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Two lawyers disbarred over professional misconduct

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Tanesha Mundle, Staff Reporter

Attorneys Michael Lloyd Wilson and Leonardo Fernando Christie have been struck off the list of lawyers authorised to practice in Jamaica.

Wilson and Christie, in separate cases, were previously found guilty of professional misconduct by the Disciplinary Committee of General Legal Council (GLC) and were last month disbarred. 

In Wilson’s case, the British attorney was convicted in England in 2016 for laundering £100,000 from a fine wine investment scam and was sentenced to three years in prison.

Wilson, who was found guilty of possessing criminal property, was disbarred and was also disqualified from acting as a director of any company for seven years.

Wilson was the former boss of Global Wine Investments, which was shut down in 2012.

According to information published in the formal order of the GLC’s Disciplinary Committee, members of the public paid monies to…

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