Disciplinary outcome: Chidi Okpara

Determination by order of the Disciplinary Tribunal

In the matter of

Chidi Okpara

Membership number



22 August 2022


Chidi Okpara’s professional or personal conduct was found to be in breach of the Code of Professional Ethics and to have posed a risk to the public or was likely to undermine public confidence in the Association or its members; namely:

  1. Between on or around 02 July 2019 and on or around 31 January 2022, whilst a full member of AAT, he provided self-employed accountancy or bookkeeping services to the public without being registered or licensed to do so, or approved as being exempt from holding a licence.


Grounds for disciplinary action existed and the matter was suitable for exercise of the Investigations team's powers under the Disciplinary Regulations.


Chidi Okpara is expelled from the Association until such time that he can submit a complete licence application or licence exemption application.


Chidi Okpara is deemed to have agreed to submit to the decision of the Investigations Team, in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Disciplinary Regulations.