Quebec lawyers’ disciplinary body under attack


Quebec lawyers’ disciplinary body under attack

By Jan Ravensbergen, THE GAZETTE March 31, 2011 7:53 AM
MONTREAL – The Barreau du Québec is grappling with such a serious backlog in processing complaints and disciplinary procedures against its lawyer members that it doesn’t appear to have a firm grip on the average length of time it takes to resolve a disciplinary matter – which can often prove a years-long odyssey.

The Gazette has learned both the Office des professions and the Quebec ombudsman’s office have been probing and prodding the Barreau over its delays.

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