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Forthcoming Panel Hearings

1 MAY 2019

Mr R Stephens - 14 May-03 June

Disciplinary Panel Hearing

Case of Mr R Stephens
Australia, NSW

On 

Tuesday 14 May, Wednesday 15 May, Thursday 16 May, Friday 17 May AND;

Monday 20 May, Tuesday 21 May, Thursday 23 May, Friday 24 May AND;

Friday 31 May AND;

Monday 03 June 2019 at 08:00 hrs BST 

At

RICS, 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2AS 

The formal charges against Roderick Stephens MRICS are: 

1. Mr Stephens sent a letter to Mrs A dated 25 May 2016 which contained personal abuse directed at Mrs A and her family and allegations of criminal conduct on the part of RICS and sought to induce Mrs A to give evidence against her husband by reference to the consequences of not doing so for her and her children. The letter caused Mr and Mrs A alarm and distress. 

This is contrary to Rule 3 of the Rules of Conduct for Members 2007  

2. Mr Stephens failed to co-operate with RICS staff in the course of its investigation into the above conduct, in particular by refusing to give any or any substantive response to the allegations and questions posed. 

This is contrary to Rule 9 of the Rules of Conduct for Members 2007  

3. Mr Stephens acted with a lack of integrity in failing to comply with the terms of an Agreed Outcome dated 19 March 2018. 

This is contrary to Rule 3 of the Rules of Conduct for Members 2007  

In light of either or all of the allegations set out above Mr Stephens is liable to disciplinary action under RICS Bye-Law 5.2.2(a) or 5.2.2(c). 

Anyone wishing to attend should contact

Jae Berry
Regulatory Tribunal Manager
t +44 (0)20 7695 1661
e jberry@rics.org