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BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Compensation - Taxation or assessment of accounts

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 8:34 AM  

Appeal by law firm from the dismissal of its application to recover outstanding accounts pursuant to s. 23 of the Solicitors Act (Act). The appellant commenced applications to obtain a declaration that two written retainer agreements, for the provision of legal services to the respondent, were fair and reasonable, and for an order that the respondent pay for the legal services rendered by the appellant in accordance with the retainer agreements. The respondent never disputed the terms of the retainer agreements nor the amount of the...