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REGULATION OF LEGAL PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Disciplinary proceedings - Providing member with details of allegations

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:08 AM  

Appeal by McLean, a lawyer, from a Law Society of British Columbia Review Board decision that overturned a Hearing Panel decision and substituted a professional misconduct finding. The professional misconduct finding concerned McLean’s failure to promptly meet financial obligations and promptly reply to client communications about those obligations in relation to his law practice. On appeal, McLean argued that the Board erred in not ordering the Law Society to disclose all of the complaints it had ever received relating to the late payment of debts, and...