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Professional Regulation and Discipline

Professional Regulation

Professional Regulation and Discipline Lawyer Toronto

Licenced professionals are held to high standards of conduct in the discharge of their professional duties by their professional licensing bodies and regulators. The standards expected of professionals are higher than those expected of non-licenced professionals. They are required to meet stringent requirements in order to be formally licensed to practice. They must also continue professional training to keep up to date with new developments in their fields, maintain best practices, and meet ongoing licensing requirements.

Public scrutiny of the professions has been steadily increasing over the past decade. The regulatory response has been to demand more and better from professionals.

In the process of providing professional services to members of the public, a professional can unfortunately become the subject of a formal professional complaint. This will spark an investigation and, in turn, may lead to the institution of disciplinary proceeding before the professional’s licencing and regulatory body. Professional discipline hearings are basically adversarial trials. This area of litigation can be complex, requiring skill, contextual understanding of the profession and its regulator in qustion, and the exercise of a very high degree of professionalism by Counsel.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Boni has had occasion to advise and defend a wide range of professionals in criminal courts, at Coroner's Inquests and in Professional Discipline Hearings, such as:

  • Lawyers
  • Paralegals
  • Police officers
  • Dentists
  • Physicians
  • Psychologists
  • Teachers
  • Engineers
  • Nurses

Mr. Boni's objective has been to help his clients to defend their professional reputations and licences in a timely and effective way, so as to minimize or eliminate altogether the potentially significant damage to their employment and lives.

If you are facing professional disciple proceedings, you are strongly advised to choose a highly experienced trial lawyer with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the adversarial process. Mr. Boni's legal, analytical and advocacy skills developed and honed over more than 25 years in high intensity criminal trial courts, before Judges and Juries, have served his clients well in the Professional Regulation & Discipline context. When you retain him to represent you, he will meet and communicate regularly with you, carefully review the details of the allegations against you, carefully analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the case to meet, and help you to advance your strongest possible defence.

If you are facing Professional Discipline proceedings, do not settle for less. Contact Adam Steven Boni, LL.B. and let him help you reclaim your reputation and preserve your license and livelihood.

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