Notice of Suspension - Pubalagan Venkatraman
On December 11, 2013, a Hearing Committee found the conduct of Pubalagan Venkatraman, an active member who lives and practices in Edmonton, Alberta, to be deserving of sanction on three citations.
The matters in which his conduct was found deserving of sanction included: one citation for failing to properly supervise his employee, one citation for failing to serve his client and one citation for failing to follow the accounting rules of the Law Society of Alberta.
The Hearing Committee ordered, pursuant to Section 72(1)(b) of the Legal Profession Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. L-8, that Mr. Venkatraman be suspended for 30 days, such suspension to begin December 23, 2013. The Hearing Committee also ordered Mr. Venkatraman to pay actual costs of the hearing in the amount of $10,481.63.
This Notice is issued pursuant to the requirements of Section 85 of the Legal Profession Act.