In the News

August 21, 2017 – Suspension Tension

August 14, 2017 – PI boutiques battle non-lawyer ownership

August 14, 2017 – Law Society ramps up interim suspensions

August 1, 2017 – This lawyer gave the Liberals more than $1,800 — then he became a judge

July 24, 2017 – Consensus forming over contingency fees

July 4, 2017 – Lawyers split on proposed contingency fee cap

June 30, 2017 – LSUC Benchers push back decision on ABS

June 26, 2017 – Double-dipping lawyers in Ontario may be thing of the past

June 15, 2017 – Ontario’s top court allows class action suit to proceed against personal injury law firm

June 5, 2017 – Tracking dirty money

May 1, 2017 – LSUC approves sliding cap for referral fees

April, 2017 – The Wizard of Loz

April 27, 2017 – Law society approves absolute cap of $25,000 on referral fees

April 25, 2017 – Lawyer’s group wants hard cap on referral fees

April 24, 2017 – LSUC to vote on referral fee cap recommendations on Thursday

March 6, 2017 – Bringing transparency to referral fees

February 27, 2017 – LSUC to implement cap on referral fees

February 24, 2017 – LSUC votes to cap referral fees, alter advertising rules

February 23, 2017 – Ontario Law society cracks down

February 21, 2017 – Lawyer ads, referral fees under fire

February 13, 2017 – Prosecution halted after lawyer joins crown

January 19, 2017 – Law professor questions whether contingency fees benefit clients

December 12, 2016 – Complaint laid over ad in newsletter

December 3, 2016 – Diamond and Diamond under fire

September 19, 2016 – Personal injury lawyer ads probed by law society, Tim Hudak

June 27, 2016 – LSUC zeros in on personal injury advertising

March 7, 2016 – New LSUC rules clarify handling of physical evidence

February 26, 2016 – Launch of defamation suit considered professional misconduct

February 21, 2017 – Lawyer ads, referral fees under fire in Ontario law society report

February 8, 2016 – Harder for retired judges to return to court

February 8, 2016 – Public Perception Matters

January 28, 2017 – Double-dipping lawyers taking big slice of injury settlements

January 11, 2016 – Law Society zeroes in on lawyer advertising

December 14, 2015 – Length of LSUC investigations ticking upward

December 7, 2015 – U.K. moving further ahead on legal deregulation

December 2, 2015 – ‘Minor’ advantage not enough to disqualify former in-house lawyer from case

August 21, 2015 – Confidentiality screens rise in importance with law firms

August 14, 2015 – Should solicitor-client privilege be available only to individuals?

July 27, 2015 – Prof calls for reforms to boost youth presence at Convocation

June 10, 2015 – Will Ontario lose out on ABS?

May 11, 2015 – Two very different cost consequences at LSUC good-character hearings

May 4, 2015 – Move towards entity regulation gathers steam

April 20, 2015 – ABS firms Expansion offers new fodder for ontario debate

February 24, 2015 – Law society wants to tackle discrimination

February 20, 2015 – Intention of e-mail key to privilege

February 6, 2015 – Lawyers see considerable risk

January 22, 2015 – ABS town hall brings out the sceptics

December 15, 2014 – Leave to appeal granted in novel conflicts case

September 26, 2014 – LSUC wants input on ABS Options

September 5, 2014 – Former directors can’t claim confidentiality against company’s lawyers: court

August 4, 2014 – The Top 25 Most Influential 2014

April 24, 2014 – LSUC says no to TWU law school

March 10, 2014 –  Heated debate on alternative structures

January 3, 2014 – Top 10 Legal Ethics Stories In Canada

November 22, 2013 – Good character’ needs to be more defined

August 26, 2013 – CBA Awards Handed Out

August 19, 2014 – Ontario court applies McKercher, allowing lawyer to remain on case

July 19, 2013 – Clients can’t unreasonably expect lawyers to reject competing briefs

July 15, 2013 – McKercher ‘makes it easier’ for counsel to argue they’re not in conflict

July 3, 2013 – Top court to weigh in on lawyer conflicts

January 23, 2013 – SCC to hear arguments on bright line conflict rule tomorrow

January 3, 2013 – The top 10 Canadian legal ethics stories for 2012

October 25, 2012 – Law Society defers decision on ‘articling crisis’ proposal

February 8, 2012 – ‘Legal services are not to be bartered for sexual favours’

October 6, 2011  – Tale of dead dog’s ashes not enough to save lawyer

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