What is the appropriate disciplinary action in a case involving multiple findings of misconduct?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Hart (Re), 2021 LSBC 29 (CanLII):

In cases involving multiple findings of misconduct, the usual approach in assessing the appropriate disciplinary action is to first determine on a global basis the type of sanction to be imposed, taking into account the nature of all the misconduct (Law Society of BC v. Gellert, 2005 LSBC 15).

Other Questions


What is the appropriate approach to sanction in circumstances of multiple findings of professional misconduct? (British Columbia, Canada)
What factors will the Law Society of BC consider when determining the appropriate disciplinary action against a lawyer who has been found guilty of misconduct? (British Columbia, Canada)
What factors will be considered by a Law Society of BC disciplinary panel in determining the appropriate disciplinary action? (British Columbia, Canada)
What are the factors to consider in determining the appropriate disciplinary action of the Law Society of BC? (British Columbia, Canada)
What are the factors used by the Law Society of BC to determine whether or not a disciplinary action is appropriate? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for disciplinary action against a lawyer who has been found guilty of misconduct in a civil proceeding? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for disciplinary action against a lawyer who has been found guilty of misconduct in a civil proceeding? (British Columbia, Canada)
In what circumstances will the Law Society of BC discipline panel accept the proposed disciplinary action of a lawyer who admitted to two allegations of professional misconduct? (British Columbia, Canada)
What factors will be considered by the Law Society of BC in determining the appropriate disciplinary action for sexual assault? (British Columbia, Canada)
Is a disciplinary action acceptable if it is within the range of fair and reasonable disciplinary action? (British Columbia, Canada)