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REGULATION OF PROFESSION - Disciplinary procedure - Appeals

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 8:39 AM  

Appeal by a solicitor, Vlug, and cross-appeal by the Law Society, from a decision by the Law Society Review Board. A Law Society hearing panel found that the appellant committed 11 counts of professional misconduct or incompetent performance. The counts related to untrue representations in his clients' evidence, untrue statements before the courts, and discourteous and unfounded statements regarding opposing counsel. The Review Board affirmed the hearing panel's decision in respect of seven of the counts. Vlug appealed and the Law Society cross-appealed to the Court...