Practice management

Lawyers may ask courts to invalidate their retainer agreements: Ontario Court of Appeal

Lawyers may ask courts to invalidate their retainer agreements: Ontario Court of Appeal

'Exceptional circumstances' must exist to rebut presumption of retainer's validity: OCA

OCA confirms lawyers' duty to communicate terms of retainer clearly

OCA confirms lawyers' duty to communicate terms of retainer clearly

'If there is any ambiguity in a . . . retainer, it is to be construed against . . . the lawyer': OCA

Michael Sherrard, managing partner of Sherrard Kuzz, on the growth of his labour & employment firm

Michael Sherrard, managing partner of Sherrard Kuzz, on the growth of his labour & employment firm

Sherrard says with economic uncertainty going into 2023, his firm and clients will remain flexible

Brian Temins, managing partner of Minden Gross LLP, on his firm's plan for growth

Brian Temins, managing partner of Minden Gross LLP, on his firm's plan for growth

Temins plans a major rebrand to get the firm's message out after surveying the internal group

Christine Elliott says pandemic experience will assist her in her new role at Fasken

Christine Elliott says pandemic experience will assist her in her new role at Fasken

The Former Ontario Health Minister has joined Fasken's health law group

Ontario lawyers urged to offer feedback on mandatory succession planning for their practices

Ontario lawyers urged to offer feedback on mandatory succession planning for their practices

Protecting clients, families if lawyer suddenly dies or is incapacitated is key to LSO committee's plan