Citation issued: July 18, 2014
kevin alexander mclean
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Nature of conduct to be inquired into:
1. You failed to provide a full and substantive response promptly or at all to communications from the Law Society concerning its investigation of Law Society complaint file number [number], arising from your representation of your client ST, contrary to Rule 3-5(6) and (10) of the Law Society Rules and Rule 7.1-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia. In particular, you failed to respond substantively to one or more of letters dated April 11, 2014, April 24, 2014 and May 2, 2104 by one or both of the following:
(a) not providing your complete client file; and
(b) not answering all the requests for information set out in one or more of the letters.
This conduct constitutes professional misconduct or a breach of the Act or Rules pursuant to s. 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.