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Support for compensation fund makes up majority of LSUC fee increase

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 11:47 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Ontario lawyers and paralegals will see their fees for 2018 go up as the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) tries to raise the compensation fund balance to its minimum threshold as well as support the communications plan and increase staffing in areas of need.  

Audit and Finance Committee chair Chris BredtThe LSUC’s 2018 budget, approved by Convocation on Nov. 2, included $267 more in annual fees for lawyers and an additional $54 for paralegals. This results in an overall annual fee of $1,100 for...