Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

April 01, 2010 12:13 ET

Law Society Tribunal Orders and Dispositions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -

Attention News Editors:

The Law Society of Upper Canada regulates the lawyers and paralegals of Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society ensures that all lawyers and licensed paralegals in Ontario meet standards of learning, professional competence and professional conduct that are appropriate for the legal services provided.

As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are responsible for determining the appropriate disposition of cases. 

Edmond Patrick Andrade (1983), of the City of Toronto   
    
Decision: The Lawyer is granted permission to surrender his licence.  If he does not surrender his licence within 30 days from the date of this Order, his licence will be revoked.
    
Harvey Dennis, of the City of Toronto (Paralegal Applicant)   
    
Decision: Mr. Dennis will provide to the Law Society a Notice of Abandonment to take effect on March 26, 2010 and comply with specified conditions.   
    
Danny Freitas, of the City of Brampton (Paralegal Applicant)   
    
Decision: The Applicant is granted a P1 Licence without conditions.   
    
Munyonzwe Hamalengwa (1991), of the City of Toronto   

Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, from March 29 to April 25, 2010.

Terence Austin Kelly (1982), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.

Elsie Eugina Peters (2006), of the City of Toronto

Decision: Once the Lawyer agrees to comply with recommendations from the current practice review, and agrees to a second practice review within six months, the proceeding will be converted into an Invitation to Attend. Once the Invitation to Attend has taken place, Particulars 1 and 2 of the Notice of Application will be dismissed.

Michael James Taylor (1986), of the City of Vaughan

Decision: The Licensee is suspended for five months starting April 10, 2010 and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

William James Wise (1979), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer is suspended immediately on an interlocutory basis, and shall remain suspended until a panel varies or cancels this Order. The Lawyer shall comply with specified terms.

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

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