Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

 

Citation authorized:  February 28, 2019

Baldev Singh Ghag

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. You wilfully evaded or attempted to evade the payment of taxes imposed by the Income Tax Act by failing to report taxable income of $1,284,254.81 for the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 taxation years thereby evading the payment of federal income taxes in the amount of $418,865.66, for which you were criminally convicted of an indictable offence on January 10, 2019 pursuant to section 239(1)(d) of the Income Tax Act.

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