uLawPractice Blog

Lawyer, 67, dodges investigators & misleads Ministry, loses licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 22, 2017 12:36:56 PM

 Retirement has finally come for a longtime Thornhill lawyer who was found to be liable for a long list of dubious acts allegedly unbecoming of a lawyer in Ontario.

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Topics: misconduct, trust accounting, client trust ledger, Wayne Sydney Novak, Retirement by disbarment, statements of account

‘Dishonest’ paralegal plays both sides, misappropriates $30k, loses licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 9, 2017 7:44:29 AM

Among a swath of activities and behaviours unbecoming of a paralegal in Ontario, a Richmond Hill practitioner recently had his licence revoked by Law Society of Upper Canada Tribunal.

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Topics: Law Society Tribunal Decisions, Ping Lee, misconduct, compliance, licence revoked, Barbara J. Murchie