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Hearing Panel, Barristers and Solicitors Act, Professional Misconduct, Unbecoming, Ethics, Handbook, Integrity


The Hearing Panel of the Hearing Subcommittee, empanelled by the Chair of the Hearing Subcommittee in accordance with Regulation 40 of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Regulations (hereafter, "the Regulations") made under the authority in s. 59 of the Barristers and Solicitors Act, R.S.N.S 1989, as am. (hereafter, "the Act") to hear and decide this matter, consisted of:

Dr. B.W.D. Badley

Innis Christie, Q.C., Chair

Deborah E. Gillis, Q.C.

Kevin J. Patriquin

Dr. Charles T. Schafer

The Panel met to hear evidence and submissions by counsel on October 2 and 3, 2003. The Society was represented by Michael J. Wood, QC . Mr. Murrant was represented by himself. At the outset of the hearing both agreed that this Panel is properly constituted.