Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

March 28, 2007 08:57 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 28, 2007) - The Law Society regulates the legal profession in the public interest.

As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are composed of Law Society benchers - lawyers and lay people who are responsible for determining the appropriate disposition of cases.

Pretam Kaur Purewal (1991), of the City of Brampton

Decision: Member disbarred

Robert Ian Robertson (1997), of the City of Barrie

Decision: Member suspended for 30 days, the timing of which is to be agreed upon between the Law Society and the Member

Gregory Edward Brant Castellano (1991), of the City of Guelph

Decision: Member reprimanded

Winston Gauntlett Mattis (1997), of the City of Brampton

Decision: Member suspended for one month, commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until he has produced to the Law Society all of the books and records required to be maintained under By-Law 18, from 1 January 2003 to the date of this Order, and until he has demonstrated, to the satisfaction of the Director of Professional Regulation of the Law Society, that he is keeping and maintaining books and records in full compliance with By-Law 18

More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website at Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website at

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