Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

February 04, 2011 15:08 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for January 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2011) - The Law Society of Upper Canada regulates the lawyers and paralegals of Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society ensures that all lawyers and licensed paralegals in Ontario meet standards of learning, professional competence and professional conduct that are appropriate for the legal services provided.

As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are responsible for determining the appropriate disposition of cases.

Bernard Aron (1971), of the City Toronto
Decision: The Undertaking dated May 23, 1985 is discharged, once a specified condition has been met.
 
Marcia Alexia Barrett (2002), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The lawyer's licence is revoked.
 
William Lloyd Bathurst (2008), of the City of Chatham
Decision: The Licensee is suspended for one month, starting at the end of his current administrative suspension. The suspension will continue indefinitely until a specified condition is met to the satisfaction of the Director of Professional Regulation.
 
Meera Bharadwaj (1999), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer shall be permitted to surrender her licence. The Lawyer shall make restitution to her former clients within three years of this Order.
 
Sridevi Santhana Gopalan (2007), of the City of Pickering
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, starting at the end of her current administrative suspension. The suspension will continue indefinitely until a specified condition is met.
 
Simon Leslie Warder (2008), of the City of Sarnia
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for three months, starting January 11, 2011.
 
Kimberly June Wilmot (1994), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appeal panel granted a stay of the Decision and Order dated October 15, 2010, which suspended the lawyer for one month, commencing January 14, 2011. The stay is effective until the earlier of 90 days or the disposition of the appeal.

More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website: www.lsuc.on.ca. Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website: www.canlii.org.

Notices are issued at the beginning of a regulatory proceeding, and include notices of application, notices of referral for a hearing, notices of motion and notices of appeal. Notices were issued this month as follows:

Rupen Balaram-Sivaram [paralegal]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed January 4, 2011
 
Rupen Balaram-Sivaram [paralegal]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 15, 2010
 
Meera Bharadwaj [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on January 28, 2011
 
Stuart Edward Hendin [lawyer]
City of Ottawa, Notice of Referral for Hearing , Licensing, Filed January 6, 2011
 
Michael Bruce Ingram [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 14, 2011
 
Mylvaganam Inparajah [lawyer]
City of Scarborough, Notice of Application, Reinstatement , Filed January 5, 2011
 
Richard Kesten [paralegal applicant]
City of Toronto, Amended Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on January 21, 2011
 
Mireille Simone Jocelyne Marie Landry [lawyer]
City of Ottawa, Amended Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 11, 2011
 
James Naumovich [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 24, 2011
 
Elsie Eugina Peters [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Motion for Interlocutory Suspension or Practice Restriction, Filed November 19, 2010
 
Terence Robinson [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 20, 2011
 
Roger Paul Trudel [lawyer]
City of Ottawa, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on January 10, 2011
 
Michael James Webster [lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 17, 2011

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