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How to notify LAWPRO about lawyers leaving or joining your firm

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Lawyer joins your firm from another law firm

Email [email protected] with the lawyer’s name and Law Society number, effective starting date, full contact information and desired billing instructions for premium payments.

Lawyer leaves your firm

Email [email protected] with the lawyer’s name and Law Society number, effective leaving date, forwarding contact information (if available) and any instructions for discontinuing or refunding (if applicable) premium payments.

Lawyer joins your firm as a new call or after a period of exemption

Lawyer must complete a New Applicant form.

Lawyer taking a leave of absence (but remaining a member of the firm)

Lawyer must complete an Application for Exemption. In the absence of this form, coverage will remain in place with premiums unabated.

Lawyer is retiring or otherwise leaving private practice in Ontario

Send an email to [email protected] with lawyer’s name and Law Society number, effective leaving date, forwarding contact information (if available) and any instructions for discontinuing or refunding (if applicable) premium payments. The lawyer must also complete an Application for Exemption. The lawyer may also wish to consider purchasing Increased Run-Off Coverage.

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