Book of Authorities
To assist parties to Law Society of Alberta hearings and pursuant to the Pre-Hearing and Hearing Guideline, the Tribunal Office has developed an online resource, the Tribunal Office Book of Authorities (Book of Authorities) containing frequently cited cases below. A party wishing to rely on a case included in the Book of Authorities need not reproduce that case. The parties remain responsible for providing copies (PDFs) of all other authorities to which they wish to refer. The Book of Authorities is meant to facilitate the hearing process by relieving parties of the need to copy or file frequently cited cases. It is not a complete list of relevant cases or a statement of law. Cases are added to and deleted from the Book of Authorities from time to time. Any questions or comments concerning the Book of Authorities, including recommendations for additions to or deletions from the list, should be directed to the Tribunal Office.

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Case Name Year Issue
Law Society of Alberta v Sidhu, 2017 ABCA 224
Sidhu
2017Access to a lawyer’s electronic materials
Law Society of Alberta v Rhandawa, 2014 ABLS 41
Rhandawa
2014Assault or threats by a lawyer
Law Society of Alberta v Francis Monaghan, 2006 LSA 13
Monaghan
2006Assault or threats by a lawyer
Foo v Law Society of British Columbia, 2017 BCCA 151
Foo
2017Assault or threats by a lawyer
Law Society of Alberta v Abbi, [1995] LSDD No 291
Abbi
1995Assault or threats by a lawyer
Groia v Law Society of Upper Canada, 2018 SCC 27
Groia
2018Civility and courtesy
Law Society of Alberta v Sinclair, 2008 LSA 5
Sinclair
2008Civility and courtesy
Johnson (Re), 2014 LSBC 50
Johnson
2014Civility and courtesy
Law Society of Alberta v Forsyth-Nicholson, 2013 ABLS 24
Forsyth-Nicholson
2013Civility and courtesy
Browne v Dunn, 1893 CanLII 65 (FOREP)
Browne
1893Contradicting witnesses