Current citations and discipline hearings


The table below shows the status of all current citations and related discipline hearings.

Discipline Cases


Name Citation authorized Facts & determination Disciplinary action Review board Status
Bijan Ahmadian

July 8, 2021

Issued: July 26, 2021

Citation issued

Sumit Ahuja

December 7, 2017

Issued: December 15, 2017

Hearing:
March 26-27/19
Decision:
Aug. 21/19

 

Hearing:
Dec. 17/20

Decision:
October 28/21 - by agreement of the parties the suspension will start on December 17, 2021.

Review date
March 12/20
Decision:
June 26/20

Hearing concluded

s. 47 Review concluded

Gregg Anthony Alfonso

July 8, 2021

Issued: July 23, 2021

Citation issued

Robert Phillip Cherniack

September 23, 2021

Issued: October 5, 2021

Citation issued

Douglas Bernard Chiasson

April 22, 2021

Issued: April 28, 2021

Citation issued

William Thomas Clarke

September 24, 2020

Issued: October 6, 2020

Hearing:
July 13/21
Decision:
Oct. 8/21

Hearing concluded

Samuel Theodore Gray Cole

March 5, 2020

Issued: March 13, 2020

Hearing:
Feb. 22-26/21
April 12/21
Decision:
Oct. 13/21

Hearing on Disciplinary Action to be scheduled

John Allan Davies

December 2, 2021

Issued: December 15, 2021

Citation issued

Rowan MacKenzie Davison

July 9, 2020

Issued: July 23, 2020

Hearing:
April 4-8/22

Hearing scheduled

Rowan MacKenzie Davison

October 28, 2021

Issued: November 8, 2021

Citation issued

Paul Otto De Lange

February 18, 2021

Issued: March 3, 2021

Citation issued

Faiyaz Ahmad Dean

May 27, 2021

Issued: June 3, 2021

Citation issued

Tejinder Singh Dhillon

October 24, 2019

Issued: November 5, 2019

Hearing:
Nov. 1-5, 8 and 9/21 - adjourned

Hearing to be rescheduled

Amarjit Singh Dhindsa

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 20, 2020

Dec. 2/21
Admission of Misconduct and Undertaking to the Discipline Committee

Completed

Rosario Cateno Di Bella

December 5, 2019

Issued: January 7, 2020

Hearing:
March 15-16/21

Decision:
June 17/21

Hearing:
Sept. 20/21
Decision:
Dec. 10/21

Hearing concluded

Rosario Cateno Di Bella

September 24, 2020

Issued: October 22, 2020

Hearing:
March 8/22

Hearing scheduled

Rosario Cateno Di Bella

January 28, 2021

Issued: February 8, 2021

Hearing:
Sept. 28/21

Decision:
Dec. 14/21

Disciplinary action phase to be scheduled

Troy John Dungate

October 24, 2019

Issued: November 5, 2019

Hearing:
March 29-31/21

Decision on an Application to Adjourn and for Production of Documents:
March 9/21

Decision on an Application to Determine a Preliminary Question:
May 28/21

Hearing to be rescheduled

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Dec. 14/20

Trevor Scott Dungate

October 24, 2019

Issued: November 5, 2019

Hearing:
March 29-31/21

Decision on an Application to Adjourn and for Production of Documents:
March 9/21

Decision on an Application to Determine a Preliminary Question:
May 28/21

Hearing to be rescheduled

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Dec. 14/20

Michael James Edwards

May 27, 2021

Issued: June 2, 2021

Citation issued

Aengus Richard Martyn Fogarty

September 23, 2021

Issued: October 13, 2021

Citation issued

Desmond Greg Friedland

March 5, 2020

Issued: March 11, 2020

Hearing:
Jan. 28/21
Decision:
April 8/21

Hearing:
Aug. 18/21

Decision:
Dec. 16/21

Hearing concluded

Rene Joan Gantzert

December 2, 2021

Issued: December 20, 2021

Citation issued

George Frederick Turner Gregory

April 4, 2019

Issued: April 16, 2019

Hearing:

May 5-7/20
Sept. 2-4/20
Jan. 5, 13 and 15/21
Mar. 15/21
Decision:
Aug. 25/21

Hearing:
Feb. 3/22

Hearing on DA scheduled

Serf Grewal

January 30, 2020

Issued: February 7, 2020

Hearing:
July 19-28/21

Oct. 19/21 - adjourned
Feb. 28/22

Hearing scheduled

Hong Guo

August 23, 2018

Issued: September 4, 2018

Hearing:
Feb. 3-14/20
March 23/20 - adjourned
June 23/20
Decision:
Nov. 4/20

Hearing:
March 3-4/21
May 12-13/21

Decision on an Application to Adjourn:
March 9/21

Decision:
Oct. 26/21

Decision on a Joint Application for Stay Pending Review:
Nov. 30/21

Hearing concluded - Stay of Disciplinary Action granted pending review

Decision on an Application to
Exclude a Member of the Public
:
Feb. 24/20

Hong Guo

December 6, 2018

Issued: December 12, 2018

Hearing:
Dec. 16-20/19
April 27-May 8/20
Oct. 5-9/20
Nov. 13/20
Feb. 9/21
March 18/21
Preliminary Question Application:
Nov. 22/19

Decision pending

Hong Guo

October 24, 2019

Issued: November 1, 2019

Hearing:
Nov. 6/20

Decision:
May 20/21

Hearing:
Aug. 10-11/21
Decision:
Jan. 17/22

Hearing completed

Hong Guo

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 22, 2020

Citation issued

Decision on Application for Determination of Preliminary Questions:
June 30/21
Decision on an Application for Production of Documents
Sept. 21/21

Hong Guo

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 22, 2020

Citation issued

Decision on Application for Determination of Preliminary Questions:
June 30/21

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Sept. 21/21

Hong Guo

May 27, 2020

Issued: June 8, 2020

Hearing:
Feb. 22-25/22

Citation issued

Decision on Application for Determination of Preliminary Questions:
June 30/21

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Sept. 21/21

Hearing scheduled

Hong Guo

September 24, 2020

Issued: October 7, 2020

Citation issued

Decision on Application for Determination of Preliminary Questions:
June 30/21

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Sept. 21/21

Hong Guo

October 29, 2020

Issued: November 10, 2020

Citation issued

Decision on Application for Determination of Preliminary Questions:
June 30/21

Decision on an Application for Production of Documents:
Sept. 21/21

Hong Guo

July 8, 2021

Issued: July 23, 2021

Citation issued

Thomas Paul Harding

April 19, 2018

Issued: April 26, 2018

Hearing:
May 21-24/19
Decision on Preliminary Questions
Aug. 15/19
Hearing:
Oct. 8-9/20
Decision:
March 5/21

Disciplinary action hearing to be scheduled

Thomas Paul Harding

October 24, 2019

Issued: November 1, 2019

Hearing:
Sept. 1-2/20
Decision:
Jan. 12/21

DA hearing to be scheduled

Peter Darren Steven Hart

September 20, 2018

Issued: September 26, 2018

Hearing:
Nov. 18-22/19 - adjourned
Decision on adjournment:
Nov. 8/19

Hearing:
March 30 -April 3/20
July 29-31/20
Decision:
Oct. 28/20

Decision on Application for an In Person Hearing:

July 8/20

Hearing:
Feb. 3-5/21
Decision:
July 29/21

Hearing concluded

Peter Darren Steven Hart

May 2, 2019

Issued: May 24, 2019

Preliminary matter:
June 16/20
Hearing:
Sept. 14-18/20

Jan. 11-15/21

Jan. 25-27/21

Mar. 22-26/21

Apr. 6-8/21
Decision:
Dec. 1/21

 

Hearing:
March 11/22

Hearing on DA scheduled

Decision on an Application to Adjourn:
Aug. 21/20

Peter Darren Steven Hart

April 22, 2021

Issued: April 28, 2021

Citation issued

Peter Darren Steven Hart

April 22, 2021

Issued: May 4, 2021

Hearing:
June 8/22

Hearing scheduled

William James Heflin

July 8, 2021

Issued: July 23, 2021

Citation issued

Valorie Frances Hemminger Long

May 3, 2018

Issued: May 15, 2018

Hearing:
Dec. 10-12/19
March 2-4/20
April 20-22/20
Decision on adjournment application:
April 1/20
Sept. 14-18/20
Dec. 14, 15 and 18/20
Jan. 25/21
March 8/21

Hearing to be rescheduled

John Aaron Hossack

May 27, 2020

Issued: June 8, 2020

Hearing:
Sept. 14-15/21

Decision:
Dec. 16/21

Hearing concluded

Lubomir Ihor Huculak

August 20, 2020

Issued: August 26, 2020

Hearing:
Aug. 16-19/21

Decision pending

Scott Thomas Johnston

October 28, 2021

Issued: November 8, 2021

Citation issued

Jeremy Daniel Knight

April 4, 2019

Issued: April 16, 2019

Hearing:
April 7-8/20
Decision:
Oct. 15/20

Hearing:
Feb. 5/21
June 17/21
July 7/21
Decision:
Sept. 3/21

Hearing concluded

Decision of the Hearing Panel on an Application:
April 21/20

Georgialee Alida Lang

October 29, 2020

Issued: November 5, 2020

Hearing in writing application received

Andrew Yat-Cheung Lau

November 12, 2020

Issued: December 1, 2020

Citation Issued

Ahping Adena Lee

January 30, 2020

Issued: February 7, 2020

Hearing:
Feb. 16-18/21 adj.
May5-7/21

Decision:
July 22/21

Hearing:
Dec. 15/21

Hearing on Disciplinary Action scheduled

Aaron Murray Lessing

May 27, 2020

Issued: June 8, 2020

Hearing:
Sept. 22/21
Decision:
Nov. 17/21

Hearing:
Nov. 24/21

Hearing scheduled
Decision on an Application for Joinder:
May 14/21

Aaron Murray Lessing

May 27, 2020

Issued: June 8, 2020

Hearing:
Oct. 26/21

Hearing scheduled

Aaron Murray Lessing

November 12, 2020

Issued: December 1, 2020

Hearing:
Nov. 30-Dec. 1/21
Decision:
Jan. 13/22

Hearing on DA to be scheduled

William Carey Linde

May 27, 2021

Issued: June 3, 2021

Citation issued

William Carey Linde

December 2, 2021

Issued: December 13, 2021

Citation issued

Kin Ip Lo

December 10, 2020

Issued: December 17, 2020

Citation issued

Florence Esther Louie Yen

December 6, 2018

Issued: December 12, 2018

Hearing:
Oct. 29-31/19
Dec. 16-18/19
March 4/20
Decision:
Sept. 18/20

Hearing:
March 17-18/21
Decision:
July 21/21

Hearing concluded
Section 47 Review to be scheduled

Spencer Owen May

January 30, 2020

Issued: February 7, 2020

Hearing:
Feb. 1-3/21
April 26/21
Decision:
Aug. 31/21

Hearing:


DA hearing to be scheduled

Decision on an Application for In-Person Hearing:
Nov. 4/20

Donald Roy McLeod

May 3, 2018

Issued: June 7, 2018

Hearing:
Sept. 10-12/19
Dec. 3/19

Decision:

July 3/20

Disciplinary action phase to be scheduled

Appeal filed in Court of Appeal 

 

Donald Roy McLeod

May 3, 2018

Issued: June 7, 2018

Hearing:
June 17-18/19
Decision:
Sept. 6/19

Hearing on Disciplinary Action to be scheduled

Court of Appeal dismissed appeal and cross-appeal:  2021 BCCA 299 McLeod v. Law Society of British Columbia (bccourts.ca)

Michael Anthony Newcombe

November 12, 2020

Issued: November 20, 2020

Hearing:
May 26/21
Decision:
Sept. 21/21

Hearing:
Feb. 4/22

DA hearing scheduled

Samuel Kwadwo Ansong Osei

December 10, 2020

Issued: January 7, 2021

Citation Issued

Gerald Edward Palmer

January 28, 2021

Issued: February 8, 2021

Citation issued

David Robert Paterson

October 28, 2021

Issued: November 3, 2021

Citation issued

Ronald Norman Pelletier

November 12, 2020

Issued: November 26, 2020

Hearing:
April 25-29/22

Hearing scheduled

Michael Murph Ranspot

August 24, 2017

Issued: September 12, 2017

Hearing:
Dec. 19/18
Decision:
May 21/19

Application:
Jan. 13/20

New hearing:
April 12-14/21

Decision:
June 7/21

Hearing:
Oct. 1/21

Decision on an Application to Set Aside a Decision:
Sept. 24/20

Disciplinary action phase scheduled

David Andrew Riddell

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 12, 2020

Hearing:
April 26, 27/21

Decision:
July 26/21

Hearing:
Feb. 16/22

Disciplinary action phase scheduled

Amanda Jane Rose

December 5, 2019

Issued: December 18, 2019

Hearing concluded

Rule 4-29 Admission and Undertaking to 
the Discipline Committee
Sept/ 23/21

Lindsay Adam Christopher Ross

August 20, 2020

Issued: September 1, 2020

Citation issued

Pir Indar Paul Singh Sahota

September 23, 2021

Issued: October 7, 2021

Citation issued

Suneil Kyle Sangha

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 12, 2020

Hearing:
Aug 31/21

Decision:
Dec 17/21

Hearing concluded

Suneil Kyle Sangha

May 27, 2020

Issued: June 8, 2020

Hearing:
Sept 1/21

Decision pending

Marc Andre Scheirer

December 5, 2019

Issued: December 12, 2019

Hearing:
Oct. 21-23/20
March 31-April 1 and April 6-7/21
Decision:
Dec. 13/21

Hearing:
Mar. 1/22

Hearing scheduled

Marc Andre Scheirer

July 8, 2021

Issued: July 23, 2021

Citation issued

Paule Fiona Seeger

November 12, 2020

Issued: November 20, 2020

Citation Issued

Pouya Shabestari

May 27, 2021

Issued: June 4, 2021

Hearing:
March 14-15/22

Hearing scheduled

Sumandip Singh

October 18, 2018

Issued: October 25, 2018

Hearing:
Aug. 27-30/19 and
Sept. 4-6/19

Decision:

Jan. 8/20

Hearing:
March 26-28/20 adjourned
June 25-26/20
Oct. 8-9/20
Decision on an Application to Adjourn:
June 17/20

Decision:
March 15/21

Decision on Application to Vary an Order under Rule 5-12:
May 11/21

Review:
Jan. 31/22

Hearing concluded

Section 47 Review scheduled

Decision on Application to Reconstitute Hearing Panel:
June 5/20

Decision on an Application for a Stay:
Oct. 26/21 

Decision on an Application for Further Stay Pending Review:
Nov. 30/21

Leonides Tungohan

April 29, 2020

Issued: May 25, 2020

Citation issued

Jonathan Dudley Tweedale

June 5, 2019

Issued: June 14, 2019

Hearing:
Sept. 8/20
Nov. 23/20

Hearing:
Sept. 15/21

Decision pending

Neal Burton Wang

October 29, 2020

Issued: November 4, 2020

Citation issued

Decision on an Application for Anonymous Publication of the Citation:
Nov. 16/20

Decision on an Amended Application for Anonymous Publication of the Citation:
Dec. 7/20

Nickolaus Harold MacDonald Weiser

September 23, 2021

Issued: October 5, 2021

Citation issued

Nickolaus Harold MacDonald Weiser

October 28, 2021

Issued: November 8, 2021

Citation issued