Law Society takes unauthorized practice action

On February 28 the B.C. Supreme Court granted an application from the Law Society, and ordered that Barry Traquair and Bar Legal Services Ltd., of Kelowna not appear as counsel or advocate, draw, revise or settle documents for use in judicial or extrajudicial proceedings, negotiate for the settlement of a claim or demand for damages, give legal advice or otherwise engage in the practice of law, or represent that they are qualified or entitled to do so.

The Law Society also recently obtained undertakings and covenants from the following people and businesses not to engage in unauthorized practice:

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.