Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

June 01, 2009 10:37 ET

Law Society Tribunal Orders and Dispositions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 1, 2009) -

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.



Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant, applied
for a Class P1 licence.
Decision: The application for a Class P1 Licence is denied.

Joyce Theresa Choi-Pik Chan (1989), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Application is dismissed.

Mercy Dadepo (2003), of the City of Toronto
Decision: Particular two is dismissed. The parties shall arrange to
reattend before the Panel for disposition. If the Lawyer signs an
undertaking, the conduct proceedings in relation to Particular 1 will be
converted to an invitation to attend. Once the invitation to attend has
taken place, Particular 1 will be dismissed.

Muhammad Arshad Khan, of the City of Brampton, a paralegal applicant,
applied for a Class P1 licence.
Decision: The Application is granted.

Gary William Lewin, of the City of Burlington, a paralegal applicant,
applied for a Class P1 licence.
Decision: The Applicant's application for licence is refused.

Myles Frederick McLellan (1980), of the Town of Innisfil
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.

Matthew Roland Riddell, of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Applicant's Notice of Abandonment was accepted.

Steven Randy Solway (1988), of the City of Cincinnati, of the State of Ohio
Decision: The matter is adjourned to December 14, 2009 on the condition
that the Lawyer's status be changed to 1H and the Lawyer is not to resume
practising law until he demonstrates his capacity through medical evidence.

Steven Gary Kaminker (1986), of the City of Toronto,
Decision: The Lawyer Licensee is suspended for 6 months, to start at the
end of his current disciplinary and administrative suspensions, and to
continue indefinitely until the Lawyer Licensee has met specified
conditions.

Robert Kendrick MacFarlane (1984), of the City of Mississauga
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked. He will repay the sum of
$52,422.33 to the Compensation Fund.

Craig Matthew Mundy (1999), of the City of Kingston
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, starting immediately, and
continuing until a specified condition is met.

Ioannis Vamvakidis (1994), of the Town of Vaughan
Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded.


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.

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