MONTREAL – The head of the Quebec Bar Association is stepping down.

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Lu Chan Khuong made it official in a joint statement Tuesday with the association, just days after both sides said they reached a mediated agreement over her suspension.

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Khuong was suspended by the board on July 1 after it was revealed she had been the subject of a shoplifting complaint at a Laval clothing store in April 2014.

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She was never charged in connection with the incident and the matter was dealt with non-judicially at the time.

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