Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings


Citation issued: May 12, 2020

David Andrew Riddell

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 September 9, 2019, you were convicted of possessing child pornography, contrary to section 163.1(4) of the Criminal Code of Canada, which you committed between January 1, 2015 and July 4, 2017, and for which act you were sentenced on February 24, 2020.

This conduct constitutes conduct unbecoming the profession, pursuant to s. 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.