Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

July 25, 2007 15:03 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 25, 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.

Ian Douglas Knoll Henderson (1985), of the City of Brampton

Decision: The Member shall undertake not to practise law until the decision on penalty is delivered.

Oladipupo Emeka Ola (2003), of the City of Brampton

Decision: The Member shall be suspended for 3 months, commencing October 1, 2007, or such earlier date agreed upon by the Law Society and the Member.

Isaac Owusu-Sechere (1994), of the City of Ottawa

Decision: The Member shall be suspended indefinitely until his books and records are complete and in compliance with the Law Society by-laws, commencing 45 days from the date of this Order, unless the Director of Professional Regulation certifies on or before the 45th day, that all books and records are in compliance.

Shale Steven Wagman (1986), of the Village of Inglewood

Decision: The term of the Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated August 1, 2006 suspending the Member is set aside. A reprimand will be substituted for the suspension.

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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