TORONTO, Oct. 19 /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.
Ian Neil McLean (1978), of the City of North Bay
Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded. The lawyer must comply with the
terms and conditions set out in the Order.
Richard Ian Kesten (1974), of the City of Toronto
Decision: Mr. Kesten's licence is revoked.
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