Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

November 16, 2007 10:37 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 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.

Asfrah Syed (2000), of the City of Ottawa

Decision: The Decision and Orders of the Hearing Panel respecting penalty are stayed pending determination of appeal. The suspension, if any, will become effective within 15 days of receipt of the order on the merits of the appeal.

Hale Luther Miller (1998), of the City of Pickering

Decision: The licence of Mr. Miller is revoked immediately.

Matthew Joseal Igbinosun (1998), of the City of Toronto

Decision: By Decision and Order dated October 30, 2007 the Appeal Panel dismissed the appeal from the Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated September 20, 2006.

Aaron Lang (1974), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Licensee is suspended for 18 months, effective January 1, 2008. Commencing immediately, the Licensee shall not practise real estate law. Upon resuming practice following the end of the suspension period, the Licensee shall not practise law except under supervision of a pre-approved lawyer.

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

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