Unauthorized Practitioner

Core Legal Services

Other names: Chow, Brent; Core Finance & Taxation; Core Accounting; 'www.coretaxation.com'

On November 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ordered, by consent, that Brent Chow doing business as Core Legal Services, Core Finance & Taxation, Core Accounting and ‘www.coretaxation.com,’ of Surrey, BC, be permanently prohibited from engaging in the practice of law for a fee and from commencing, prosecuting or defending proceedings in court on behalf of others, regardless of whether he charges a fee. The Law Society alleged that Chow offered various legal services for a fee, including the preparation of legal documents and pleadings and corporate services, and the provision of legal advice. Chow agreed to pay the Law Society’s costs in the amount of $1,500.

Related document:


If you have any questions or concerns with respect to unauthorized practice, or would like to report a possible instance of unauthorized practice, please phone the Law Society or email us at uap@lsbc.org.

« Back | Start a new search

For background information on unauthorized practice, visit What is Unauthorized Practice?

To file a complaint against someone you believe is providing unregulated legal services, contact the Law Society at uap@lsbc.org.