In what circumstances have the Law Society of Upper Canada found that a lawyer hired an unlicensed individual who had previously been convicted of dishonesty and dishonesty?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Law Society of Ontario v. Mackay, 2022 ONLSTH 38 (CanLII):

In Law Society of Upper Canada v. Seif,[7] the lawyer hired an unlicensed individual who had previously been criminally convicted of 18 offences for dishonesty and was subsequently criminally convicted in respect of certain dealings with the respondent and his practice. The other category of alleged misconduct related to the respondent’s own failures to serve his clients and to comply with his regulatory obligations relating to books and records.

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