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Federation of Ontario Law Associations advises LSUC to be careful in its contingency fee review

Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 10:44 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) has been in consultation since June over issues with contingency fee agreements and now feedback from the profession is starting to come in.

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has taken a stance and is advising the law society use caution in its review as it believes problems for lawyer-client relations could arise if the LSUC puts certain rules in place.

The law society’s Advertising and Fee Arrangements Issues Working Group voiced concern over extensive noncompliance with the...