Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

April 18, 2007 17:04 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 18, 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.

Vishnu Rajendra Poonai (1992), of the City of Brampton

Decision: Member is immediately disbarred.

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

Decision: The stay of appeal is extended to the earlier of the date when the Appeal Panel has rendered its decision or June 1, 2007.

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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