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DINESH KANAVAJI KANAWAGI & ANOR v. RAGUMAREN N GOPAL; MAJLIS PEGUAM (INTERVENER)
Federal Court, Putrajaya
Raus Sharif CJ, Ahmad Maarop CJM, Azahar Mohamed, Zaharah Ibrahim, Prasad Sandosham Abraham FCJJ
[Civil Appeal No: 02(F)-65-10/2015 (W)]
29 November 2017
[2018] 1 MLRA 179

JUDGMENT

Prasad Sandosham Abraham FCJ:

Introduction

[1] This appeal was heard by this court on 30 August 2017 wherein the court reserved judgment. We now deliver below our decision and judgment.

Background Facts

[2] The 1st and 2nd appellants were ordered to be struck off the Rolls of Advocates and Solicitors by the Disciplinary Board at the conclusion of disciplinary proceedings taken against them under the Legal Profession Act 1976 [LPA]. Their appeals to the High Court and Court of Appeal were dismissed.

[3] The pertinent facts leading up to the disciplinary proceedings being commenced against the 1st and 2nd appellants are elucidated from the grounds of the learned High Court Judge:

[1] Kanawagi is the father of Dinesh and both were then partners of Messrs Khana & Co (Khana & Co).

[2] The respondent is the complainant in the disciplinary proceedings taken by the DB against Kanawagi and Dinesh (appellants). The complaint was made by the respondent on behalf of one Saling bin Lau Bee Chiang, an Orang Asli from Kota Tinggi Johor, a beneficiary of the Lembah Linggui Valley Trust Fund (Trust Fund).

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