The Canadian Lawyer Compensation Survey provides unique insight into the ways in which partners, associates and in-house counsel are compensated across the country.
Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
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The death knell of the billable hour still rings loudly, yet use of the traditional billing method persistently resonates in law practices across the country, Canadian Lawyer’s 2019 Legal Fees Survey reveals.
Early spring is traditionally a time when money is front and centre. The federal and provincial governments release their budgets, companies issue annual reports and prepare first-quarter numbers and law firms pay partners their previous year’s profits.
From banking and manufacturing to tech and insurance, these in-house counsel are focused on the changing business objectives of the companies they serve.
A Calgary law firm that does work in the fintech and crypto-currency sector has begun accepting payment for legal services in Bitcoin.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal and confirmed a Superior Court ruling that a “results achieved fee” charged by a family lawyer was a contingency fee and so prohibited under the Solicitors Act.
Canadian Lawyer’s 2018 Legal Fees Survey shows some bright spots for law firms despite a highly competitive market.
Most individuals looking for legal help in a dispute would love to scrap pre-paid, uncapped time-based billing, and lawyers should be open to that.
Canadian Lawyer’s annual Legal Fees Survey shows that the billable hour is far from dead, but it doesn’t hurt to get creative. According to this year’s survey, 53 per cent of respondents have no plans to change their current fees.