Recently called to the Bar?
As a lawyer recently called to the Ontario Bar for the first time, you will need to advise LAWPRO of your current practising status.
Generally speaking, your Law Society record will be electronically received by LAWPRO the first full work week in the month following your Call to the Ontario Bar. Once this file is received by LAWPRO, a Welcome Package containing information about your Professional Liability Insurance status will be mailed to you from LAWPRO
Limited Scope Representation Resources
Learn about the risks inherent in providing limited scope legal services and how you can reduce your exposure to a claim when working for a client on an unbundled basis.
LAWPRO warns lawyers of claims risk associated with new title insurance exception
LAWPRO warning about claims risk where private mortgage advance goes to third party due to new exception to coverage
in certain title insurance policies. See the
AvoidAClaim blog for more details.