Unauthorized practice actions
On application of the Law Society, the BC Supreme Court has ordered that Graham Kent, of Victoria, and his company Legal Weavers be prohibited from appearing as counsel or advocate, drawing documents for use in a judicial or extra-judicial proceeding, negotiating or settling a claim or demand for damages, giving legal advice or offering or representing that they are qualified or entitled to provide any of these services for a fee: June 19, 2003.
The BC Supreme Court has also ordered, by consent, that Robert Chung Fai Yau and AAA Business Secretarial Centre Ltd. be prohibited from drawing corporate documents, giving legal advice or holding out that they are qualified or entitled to provide these services for a fee: June 27, 2003.
The BC Supreme Court has further ordered, by consent, that Can-West Divorce Services Ltd., as well as its agents, employees, officers and directors, be prohibited from giving legal advice, drawing documents for use in a judicial proceeding or a proceeding under statute or offering or holding out that the company is qualified or entitled to provide any of these services for a fee: August 1, 2003.
Editor's note: Information on unauthorized practice undertakings is only published online for two years. As a result, some of this article is no longer available.