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Lawyer suspended, charged

posted Jun 10, 2011, 7:54 PM by Milorad Borota
Live-in nannies complain about treatment By: Carol Sanders Posted: 05/31/2009 1:00 AM

A Winnipeg immigration lawyer has been suspended for six months and fined $25,000 after a live-in nanny complained he hired her out to third parties and put her application for immigration at risk.

A copy of the Law Society of Manitoba discipline committee report said David Davis pleaded guilty in March to four counts of professional misconduct for paying a referral fee to a non-lawyer, two counts of conflict of interest, and failure to act with integrity by charging fees that were not fully disclosed, fair and reasonable.

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