LSO revokes license of ‘ungovernable’ Hamilton lawyer

Gavin MacKenzie says a penalty for ungovernability other than revocation is hard to justify By Julius Melnitzer | October 24, 2022 In a rare finding, the Law Society Tribunal has revoked the license of Hamilton lawyer Gerald Culliton on the ground that he was “ungovernable.” “Often, ungovernable lawyers are found guilty of other serious professional […]

No ‘commercial mainstream’ exception allowing receiver to seize on-reserve Indigenous assets: OCA

Ian Collins is satisfied with the result for his client but remains unhappy with the decision By Julius Melnitzer | October 13, 2022 The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that s. 89 of the Indian Act prohibits court-appointed receivers from seizing an Indigenous person’s on-reserve businesses and assets. The ruling overturns Superior Court Justice Stanley Kershman’s […]

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