Professional regulation

New contingency fee regime set to come into effect July 2021

New contingency fee regime set to come into effect July 2021

While a significant improvement, there is room for further clarification, says Adam Wagman

Law Society divided over how to help lawyers, paralegals struggling amid COVID-19

Law Society divided over how to help lawyers, paralegals struggling amid COVID-19

Chair of the audit and finance committee Joseph Groia says assistance should target those impacted

Convocation voting on motion calling for 25% fee cut

Convocation voting on motion calling for 25% fee cut

Critics say the motion is a ‘crowd pleaser’ that flouted Law Society process

Toronto Lawyers Association urges federal government to address legal aid funding shortfall

Toronto Lawyers Association urges federal government to address legal aid funding shortfall

Funding shortage may greatly affect low-income Ontarians relying, group says

Law Society committee to consider allowing articling students to vote in bencher elections

Law Society committee to consider allowing articling students to vote in bencher elections

The Law Students' Society of Ontario is seeking greater collaboration with the LSO

Enhanced access to justice needs more than lawyers and paralegals: report

Enhanced access to justice needs more than lawyers and paralegals: report

Report calls for more clarity from regulators and collaboration with community-based non-profits