TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - 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.
Asfrah Syed (2000), of the City of Ottawa
Decision: The Decision and Orders of the Hearing Panel respecting penalty
are stayed pending determination of appeal. The suspension, if any, will
become effective within 15 days of receipt of the order on the merits of the
Hale Luther Miller (1998), of the City of Pickering
Decision: The licence of Mr. Miller is revoked immediately.
Matthew Joseal Igbinosun (1998), of the City of Toronto
Decision: By Decision and Order dated October 30, 2007 the Appeal Panel
dismissed the appeal from the Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated
September 20, 2006.
Aaron Lang (1974), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Licensee is suspended for 18 months, effective January 1,
2008. Commencing immediately, the Licensee shall not practise real estate law.
Upon resuming practice following the end of the suspension period, the
Licensee shall not practise law except under supervision of a pre-approved
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/.
For further information:
For further information: Susan Tonkin, (416) 947-7605, or