Regulation - LGIC

Solicitors Act: Proposed Regulation

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Solicitors Act
Summary of Proposal:
It is proposed that the contingency fees regulation under the Solicitors Act be amended so that the requirements listed in the regulation for what must and must not be included in a contingency fee agreement are replaced with a mandatory standard form contingency fee agreement. There would be exemptions from having to use the standard form contingency fee agreement for sophisticated clients and where a court has approved the agreement.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
There are nominal administrative costs anticipated.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
October 25, 2019
Comments Due Date:
November 15, 2019
Contact Address:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Corporate Policy Unit
720 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9