Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

May 08, 2007 11:48 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 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.

Ricardo Max Aguirre (1999), of the City of Toronto

Decision: Member suspended for 45 days, commencing April 23, 2007, and continuing indefinitely until certain conditions have been met.

Mark Edward Penfold (1977), of the City of Bolton

Decision: Member suspended for a period of six months, commencing on May 12, 2007.

Mark James Kevin Peters (1994), of the City of Toronto,

Decision: Member suspended for a period of three months to run consecutive to Member's current, indefinite 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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