Fantasy CVs

Former Paul Hastings partner and barrister Thomas O’Riordan has been suspended from practice after he was found to have falsified his CV. Could these claims not have been caught earlier by better due diligence? And is the disciplinary process fit for purpose?

Top litigator quits Paul Hastings after falsifying degrees from Harvard and Oxford

Quadrant Chambers chief: we hired O’Riordan on his reputation, not his CV

Former ILEX student successfully quashes cheating claims

Don’t live a lie

The lawyer, the fraud and the fake OBE application