Law Society Tribunal Decisions

    TORONTO, June 8 /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.

    William Morley Joseph Myers (1951), of the City of Chatham
    Decision: The Licensee is granted permission to surrender his licence
    with the Law Society, such resignation to be tendered within 90 days of
    the date of this Order, failing which the Licensee's licence shall be

    Francis Peter Yungwirth (1987), of the City of Timmins
    Decision: The Licensee's rights and privileges are suspended for sixty
    days, commencing on June 9, 2007

    Roderick John Byrnes (1987), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Order dated February 16, 1999 is varied so that the Member
    is no longer limited to practising as a partner of the specified firm or
    as an employee/employed associate.

    Asfrah Syed (2000), of the City of Ottawa
    Decision: Member suspended from the practice of law for 80 days, to
    commence on August 15, 2007

    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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