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A decision has been released concerning the matter of Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Evatt Anthony Merchant, Q.C. The following allegations against the Member were proven:
The following penalty was imposed by the Hearing Committee:
a. IT IS ORDERED THAT Evatt Anthony Merchant, Q.C. is suspended for a period of eight (8) months effective February 1, 2021;
b. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT Evatt Anthony Merchant, Q.C. shall pay costs to the Law Society of Saskatchewan in the amount of $10,643.00 forthwith, or such other date as the Chair of Discipline may approve.
For more information on the Law Society of Saskatchewan discipline proceedings, please visit the of the Law Society of Saskatchewan website.