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LSUC to vote on referral fee cap recommendations on Thursday

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 3:34 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Law Society of Upper Canada benchers will vote on recommendations regarding referral fees at Convocation on April 27. The recommendations include a cap on the fees lawyers or paralegals can charge for referring a client to another legal professional.

Malcolm Mercer“The working group has worked over the last year to understand how referral fees are working in practice,” said Malcolm Mercer, vice-chair of the Professional Regulation Committee which is presenting the report on referral fees from the Advertising & Referral Fee Arrangements Issues Working Group. “It...