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Volume 40, September 2017
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2012, 2013 and 2014 that he was indebted to two clients.
The panel orders:
1. The Respondent’s licence shall be suspended for three months,
commencing November 1, 2017.
2. The Respondent shall pay $18,000 to his client Kuldip Singh
within three months after the end of the suspension.
3. The Respondent shall participate in a Practice Review in
accordance with section 42 of the Law Society Act at his own
(a) the Respondent shall obtain a date for a practice reviewer to
attend at his place of business and ensure that the attendance
takes place within six months of resuming the practise of law;
(b) the Respondent shall co-operate with the practice reviewer
and implement forthwith all mandatory recommendations
made as a result of the Practice Review; and
(c) the Respondent shall also participate in a second Practice
Review approximately six months after the date of the first
Practice Review, as described above, the purpose of which will
be, largely but not exclusively, to assess the degree to which
the Respondent implemented the recommendations in the
first Practice Review.
2018 complete 10 hours of continuing professional development
consisting of activities that are accredited by the Law Society
covering ethics, professionalism and practice management, in
5. While suspended pursuant to this order, the Respondent shall
comply with the Guidelines for Lawyers Who Are Suspended or
Who Have Given an Undertaking Not to Practise.
or before September 25, 2018, failing which interest shall accrue
on any unpaid balance at the rate of 2% per year.
(Counsel for the Society, Tanus Rutherford / Counsel for the Lawyer,
Daniel Goldbloom and William Trudell)