TORONTO, Aug. 10 /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.
Seth Kwame Awuku (1999), of the City of Ottawa
Decision: Mr. Awuku's licence is revoked. Mr. Awuku shall reimburse
$21,284.64 to the Compensation Fund.
Maxima Patricia Lubon-Butcher (2000), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Member is permitted to surrender her licence within 30 days
failing which it shall be revoked. The Member shall pay $16,213.49 to the
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: Lisa Hall, (416) 947-7625, firstname.lastname@example.org