Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

May 30, 2007 14:10 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 30, 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.

Akilesh Singh Leighl (1995), of the City of Brampton

Decision: Licensee is suspended for one month, commencing immediately, and continuing indefinitely until conditions have been met.

James Alexander Kay (1992), of the City of Mississauga

Decision: On consent, the stay of the Order suspending the member is extended to the later of the date when the Appeal Panel has rendered its decision or July 13, 2007

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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