Program Chair(s)

Linda Fuerst

Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP

Jeremy Devereux

Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP

Whether you are a lawyer defending a professional in disciplinary proceedings, or represent a regulator, you need a thorough and current understanding of substantive law, procedure and the strategic considerations that govern this area. This perennially successful OsgoodePD program gives you the tools, fully updated for 2021.

Professional discipline hearings are serious matters. For the professional, years of education, experience, reputation and livelihood are all on the line. For the licensing body and its counsel, there’s pressure to vigorously protect the public interest and to respond to allegations of misconduct, incompetence or incapacity in a fair, effective and timely manner. 

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Assessing duties and powers

Duty of good faith, neutrality and reasonableness

The professional’s duty to co-operate and its limits

Internal investigations, privilege, and privacy obligations

Documentary requests and production

Challenging the adequacy of disclosure to the respondent

Delay/abuse of process: how long is too long?

The standard of practice: battle of the experts

The hearing: evidence and its presentation, penalties, costs and settlement

Dealing effectively with concurrent criminal and civil proceedings

Court challenges to professional discipline decisions

Ethical and professional issues for counsel in professional discipline cases

Who Should Attend

Counsel acting for professionals

Regulatory bodies in professional discipline proceedings


Program Chairs

Linda Fuerst

Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP

Jeremy Devereux

Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Apr 19, 2021

$695 + TAX

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive5h 30m
Professionalism 1h
Total6h 45m

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