Subject to the Legal Profession Act, the Law Society Rules and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, any person may, at their own expense, obtain a copy of a hearing transcript or exhibit that is open to the public.
The process to obtain a transcript or exhibit is as follows:
A request for a transcript or exhibit is made to the Tribunal Office;
The Tribunal Office makes inquiries and advises the requestor of the process and cost of obtaining the transcript or exhibit;
The cost of obtaining transcript or exhibit is paid in advance by person requesting it – cheque to be made payable to the Law Society of British Columbia;
Upon receipt of funds, the reporting service is asked by the Tribunal Office to prepare the transcript;
The transcript or exhibit is reviewed and redacted by the Law Society for solicitor client privilege and client confidentiality in accordance with Rule 5-9(3) of the Law Society Rules;
The (redacted) transcript or exhibit is released to person making request.