Law Society Tribunal Decisions

    TORONTO, March 28 /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.

    Pretam Kaur Purewal (1991), of the City of Brampton
    Decision: Member disbarred

    Robert Ian Robertson (1997), of the City of Barrie
    Decision: Member suspended for 30 days, the timing of which is to be
    agreed upon between the Law Society and the Member

    Gregory Edward Brant Castellano (1991), of the City of Guelph
    Decision: Member reprimanded

    Winston Gauntlett Mattis (1997), of the City of Brampton
    Decision: Member suspended for one month, commencing immediately and
    continuing indefinitely until he has produced to the Law Society all of
    the books and records required to be maintained under By-Law 18, from
    1 January 2003 to the date of this Order, and until he has demonstrated,
    to the satisfaction of the Director of Professional Regulation of the
    Law Society, that he is keeping and maintaining books and records in
    full compliance with By-Law 18

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

For further information:

For further information: Lisa Hall, (416) 947-7625,

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