We assist architects facing complaints, discipline hearings, and other regulatory issues at the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA). The lawyers at GlickLaw have acted as external legal counsel for years to numerous professional self-regulatory bodies in Ontario and have significant experience in professional regulation and discipline. Draw on our knowledge and experience to respond to complaints and investigations, defend yourself against allegations of professional misconduct, or deal with any other issue you may be facing with your regulator.
We can assist and act for architects on a wide range of issues including:
- Responding to complaints and investigations at the Association of Architects Complaints Committee;
- Representing architects in hearings before the Association of Architects Discipline Committee and Registration Committee;
- Appealing decisions of the Discipline Committee or Registration Committee to the Divisional Court;
- Representing architects in criminal or quasi-criminal proceedings under the Criminal Code or Provincial Offences Act;
- Representing architects in applications and civil litigation before the Superior Court of Justice;
- Assisting architects in applications for licenses and certificates;
- Advising engineers on compliance with the Architects Act and other relevant legislation and regulations; and
- Advising architects on professional practice issues, such as privacy and confidentiality, insurance, and record-keeping.