Professional regulation

Law Society of B.C. is appealing tribunal decision to ban Richmond Hong Guo lawyer for a year

Law Society of B.C. is appealing tribunal decision to ban Richmond Hong Guo lawyer for a year

Society had asked for disbarment for failure to supervise employee accused of stealing $7.5 million

Law Society can investigate 'entire legal practice' of lawyer accused of misconduct: B.C. court

Law Society can investigate 'entire legal practice' of lawyer accused of misconduct: B.C. court

Investigation not constrained in scope by the alleged misconduct which triggered it, court said

B.C. Law Society announces eight newly elected benchers, five of whom are Indigenous

B.C. Law Society announces eight newly elected benchers, five of whom are Indigenous

Board's composition shows efforts to reflect diversity better of public it serves, legal regulator says

Richmond lawyer Hong Guo suspended for one year for misconduct stemming from employee’s $7.5M theft

Richmond lawyer Hong Guo suspended for one year for misconduct stemming from employee’s $7.5M theft

B.C. legal regulator says mitigating factors to make clients whole enough to avoid disbarment

Motion to debate B.C. courts' gender pronoun directive voted down by B.C. law society members at AGM

Motion to debate B.C. courts' gender pronoun directive voted down by B.C. law society members at AGM

But bencher resolutions controlling which members' motions can be brought to the floor were defeated

B.C. law society pilots mandatory Indigenous intercultural course

B.C. law society pilots mandatory Indigenous intercultural course

Competency training will cover history of Aboriginal-Crown relations, legacy of residential schools