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Discipline Decision 2003

An Adjudication Panel of the Discipline Committee, in a Decision dated October 8, 2003 and pursuant to the Law Society Act, 1999, subsection 46(3) found David R. Power guilty of conduct deserving of sanction.

The matter proceeded by way of an Agreed Statement of Facts.  Mr. Power entered a guilty plea to the following violations of the Code of Professional Conduct:


(i)  failed to provide a proper quality of service contrary to Rule (b) contained in chapter II; and

(ii)  failed to act with impartiality and to avoid a conflict of interest between clients contrary to the Rule contacted in chapter V.


The Adjudication Panel Ordered that the member be reprimanded; that the member pay the expenses incurred by the Law Society in the investigation and hearing of the Complaint; and that publication of the disposition of the Complaint be made in accordance with Law Society Rule 9.28.