Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

 

Citation issued: July 19, 2018

Suneil Kyle Sangha

Citations are authorized by the Law Society of BC's Discipline Committee and list allegations against a lawyer that will be considered at a discipline hearing. Please note that allegations in a citation are unproven until a discipline hearing panel has determined their validity.

Nature of conduct to be inquired into:

1.  On approximately July 15, 2016, in the course of representing your clients KH and RS in a real estate matter, you falsely represented to the Land Title Office that you had applied your electronic signature to a Form A Transfer and Form B Mortgage (the “Forms”) in accordance with section 168.3(3) of the Land Title Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 250, and that you had true copies of the Forms in your possession, contrary to rule 2.2-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to section 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.

 2.  On approximately August 12, 2016, in the course of representing your clients BS and BM in a real estate matter, you falsely represented to the Land Title Office that you had applied your electronic signature to a Form A Transfer in accordance with section 168.3(3) of the Land Title Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 250, and that you had a true copy of the Form A Transfer in your possession, contrary to rule 2.2-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to section 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.

3.  On approximately September 29, 2016, in the course of representing your clients AS, RS, PS and SK in a real estate matter, you falsely represented to the Land Title Office that you had applied your electronic signature to a Form A Transfer in accordance with section 168.3(3) of the Land Title Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 250, and that you had a true copy of the Form A Transfer in your possession, contrary to rule 2.2-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to section 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.

4.  On approximately June 22, 2017, in the course of representing your client KG in a real estate matter, you falsely represented to the Land Title Office that you had applied your electronic signature to a Form A Transfer in accordance with section 168.3(3) of the Land Title Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 250, and that you had a true copy of the Form A Transfer in your possession, contrary to rule 2.2-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to section 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.