The practicePRO program provides risk management, claims prevention and law practice management information to Ontario lawyers. Our resources, precedents and checklists will help you take proactive steps to avoid a legal malpractice claim, and show you how to grow a successful and thriving law practice.
Effective October 25, 2022, the Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) rate was increased to 25 per cent from 20 per cent. It applies to the purchase or acquisition of an interest in residential property located anywhere in Ontario by individuals who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, or by foreign corporations or taxable… Read More »
With much of Ontario recovering from significant snowfalls and ice storms over the holiday season, it is a good time to remind the personal injury bar of their clients’ obligations under the Occupiers’ Liability Act to provide notice within 60 days of an incident alleging injury caused by ice or snow. It has been nearly… Read More »
For the 2023 Primary Program, LAWPRO has focused on keeping premiums as low as possible despite rising claims and operational costs associated with the current economic environment, enhanced coverage, and improving the customer experience. These improvements include automatic exemption from the transaction levy filing requirements for lawyers on the Restricted Area of Practice premium discount…. Read More »
Q. How do I renew my insurance coverage? A. Filing your renewal application online is quick and easy: 1) Go to lawpro.ca and click on the yellow “LOGIN” box on the right side of the page 2) Log in with your Law Society number and confidential online password. If you cannot remember that password or… Read More »
The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.