Barrister fined for running unlicensed Minicab firm.
Ahtiq Raja, who was a barrister at 9 King’s Bench Walk until September this year, was the director of company "Call a Cab". The firm found guilty at Oxford Magistrates’ Court of five separate offences for operating a minicab in a controlled district without a licence.
According to local news reports, Raja and his PH firm were ordered to pay a fine of £25,000 after a two-year legal battle. The firm was also banned from operating in Aylesbury.
The Bar Standards Board has now found Raja culpable of professional misconduct for behaving in a way that was likely to diminish trust and confidence in the profession.
The finding was as a result of determination by consent.