Citation issued: August 27, 2015
gavin clark crickmore
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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 JL, contrary to Rule 3-5(7) and (11) 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 fully and substantively by not answering all the requests for information and documents set out in one or more of the following:
(a) an email dated February 19, 2015;
(b) a letter dated March 19, 2015;
(c) an email dated April 22, 2015; and
(d) an email dated May 5, 2015.
This conduct constitutes professional misconduct or a breach of the Act or rules pursuant to s. 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.