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LSUC to vote on contingency fee proposals at December Convocation

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 8:37 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) will be considering a number of recommendations on contingency fees at Convocation on Dec. 1, but a cap on fees is not up for discussion.

Malcolm Mercer, Law Society of Upper Canada“When looking at the issue of caps, we were concerned that the unintended consequence would deny some victims benefits and reduce claims in more modest cases,” said Malcolm Mercer, the chair of the law society’s advertising and fee arrangements issues working group in a statement.

Mercer explained that...