Law Society Tribunal Decisions



    TORONTO, March 7 /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.

    Emmanuel Yao-Asumang-Adu Asare (1998), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The licence of the Licensee is revoked, effective immediately.

    Davies Bagambiire (1995), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for two months, commencing
    March 1, 2008. Upon return to practice, the Lawyer shall be supervised
    for a period of two years.

    John Lawrence Deziel (1973), of the Town of Belle River
    Decision: The prior Order, dated September 14, 1993, is varied and the
    Undertaking given at that time is rescinded.

    Rodney Edward Follwell (1973), of the City of Belleville
    Decision: The Licensee is reprimanded.

    Basil Lazar Georgieff (1983), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for four months commencing on the date
    the current suspension concludes, and continuing indefinitely until the
    Lawyer has met specified terms.

    David Gerald Harvey (1991), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Licensee shall confirm the continuance of his Undertaking
    and Acknowledgments. The Licensee is suspended for three months, to
    commence 15 days from the service of this Order of suspension.

    Donna Marie Jones (2000), of the City of Cornwall
    Decision: The Member is reprimanded.

    Mireille Simone Jocelyne Marie Landry (1999), of the City of Ottawa
    Decision: The second month of the penalty imposed by the Decision and
    Order dated December 11, 2007, is stayed until the appeal is disposed of.

    Aaron Lang (1974), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Licensee shall pay to the Law Society costs in the amount
    of $50,000 on specified terms. Failure to meet the terms shall result in
    immediate suspension until the terms are met or varied.

    Robert Kendrick MacFarlane (1984), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month to commence at the
    conclusion of his current administrative suspension, and continuing
    indefinitely until the Lawyer has satisfied specified terms.

    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
stonkin@lsuc.on.ca


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