For the Public

You can learn more about the LSBC Tribunal by reading our Mission and Core Values. You can find information on attending a public hearing in the Guides for the Public section. If you still have questions, you may find answers among the FAQs. For an overview of what we achieve each year, take a look at our Annual Reports.

For Participants

Our Legal Resources section includes links to Directions on practice and procedure before the LSBC Tribunal as well as Forms to be filed with the Tribunal Office. Under Instructions and Guides, you will find a variety of information helpful for parties and participants involved in current cases before the LSBC Tribunal.

Hearings and Decisions

For upcoming hearings, take a look at our Hearing Schedule. If you need to find information about a current case or past decision, these can be found in the Hearing Files and Decisions section. For a list of all recently initiated or recently decided cases, see the Recent Proceeding Updates section below.

What's New

May 7, 2024

Richmond Lawyer Spencer May Suspended

Richmond lawyer Owen Spencer May has been suspended for two months following a finding of multidimensional professional misconduct. The Tribunal found that May failed to make reasonable inquiries about his clients* retainer in three separate actions; he failed to uphold his duty of candour to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in two ex parte Chambers applications; and he failed to the Court*s direction to serve the order made in one of the applications. He was also found to have breached the Law Society Rules relating to client identification requirements. The misconduct unfolded over a period of years. May was also ordered to pay costs of $20,767.81.
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