T. Sher Singh

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Canadian lawyer T. Sher Singh, Eden Mills, Ontario mid-1990s

Tapishar Sher Singh LLB, LLD (b. 1949-) was a lawyer who was disbarred in 2007 by the Law Society of Upper Canada.[1] He was one of six recipients of the Order of Canada who had their honour revoked by the Order's Advisory Council.[2][3] Singh is now a columnist with Sikhchic.com.

Early years[edit]

Singh was born in Patna, India in 1949 to Ishar Singh and Mahinder Kaur.[4] He grew up in Patna and graduated with a BA (and incomplete MA degree) before arriving in Canada in 1971 and then to Lakehead University. After years working a various jobs, Singh studied at applied for law school and completed his Ontario bar exams to practice as a litigation lawyer in Guelph, Ontario.[5]

Legal problems[edit]

His professional misconduct, including the misappropriation of funds and continuing to practise after being suspended, caused Singh to be removed from the Order of Canada on December 10, 2008.[6] He is also barred from practicing as a lawyer in the province of Ontario.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tyler, Tracey (12 September 2007). "Activist lawyer disbarred for misconduct". The Star. Toronto. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (31 January 2014). "Conrad Black stripped of Order of Canada". Toronto: Globe and Mail. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Revocation of Order of Canada membership of T. Sher Singh". The Governor General of Canada. 6 April 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Singh, T. Sher (12 May 2013). "My Mother ... and Motherhood". Huffington Post. 
  5. ^ http://sikhfoundation.org/comprof0702.html
  6. ^ http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=13064