The Disciplinary Council of the Saint-Denis Bar Association met today to examine several proceedings against lawyer Alex Vardin. It is a question in particular of files left in abeyance for several months. Mr. Vardin risks radiation.
The lawyer Alex Vardin was summoned this Friday, April 15 before the disciplinary council of the Saint-Denis bar association. A Pprocedure carried out by his colleagues because of the too many files left pending for several months.
These alleged failings have been singled out in customer complaints.”clueless” and “sometimes in tears“, indicated the president Me Guillaume De Géry during the hearing which was held in Champ Fleuri, this morning.
They are mostly people with low incomes and these litigants criticize Mr. Vardin in particular for not having traveled to the hearings to represent them or for not having transmitted to them elements or court decisions.
If these “serious and repeated” facts are recognized, Me Alex Vardin incurs heavy penalties which can go as far as expulsion. This is also what was required this morning during the hearing, at the end of which it was specified that the deliberation will be rendered on May 17th.
Qualified for “maverick who acts outside of all rules and limits“by Me Guillaume de Géry, Me Alex Vardin was not present, nor represented, this morning. He was therefore unable to defend himself, nor give explanations on any personal difficulties he might encounter.
The lawyer in question is already the subject of a suspension decided by his peers on December 15th. Decision that was extended a week ago on Friday, April 8.
He is also targeted by a preliminary investigation by the Saint-Denis public prosecutor’s office for concealed work. He is indeed accused of not having paid in full for the work carried out by two assistants from his firm, which is based in Saint-André.