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In This Issue of LAWPRO Magazine

Remarks of the Chair and the President & CEO

Message from the Chair, Andrew J. Spurgeon LAWPRO takes its responsibility to every Ontario lawyer very seriously. It provides both defense to lawyers and pays claims to set clients right when they experience a loss caused by the negligence of their lawyer. Coverage must be available no matter the area of law, the region of… Read More »

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Transformation: Evolving to meet tomorrow’s challenges

The world has gone through many changes in the past few years. From COVID, to inflationary pressures; from remote workplaces, to the rise of generative AI; revolutionary change happens seemingly overnight. In 2023, LAWPRO took steps towards building the tools, systems, and data we will use to meet these revolutionary changes in our world. Last… Read More »

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Repairing potential losses in 2023

When LAWPRO is quickly alerted to potential claims, we can often rectify the problem, and prevent loss and further lawsuits from arising. Our counsel know how to best address issues such as withdrawing admissions, rectification of trusts, extending the time to set a matter down for trial, and other repairable matters. Here are a few… Read More »

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Defending lawyers in court in 2023

Despite any attempts to resolve claims without litigation, sometimes court is inevitable. Every year, LAWPRO steps in to defend licensees from unwarranted lawsuits and accusations. Below are a few examples of defences successfully advanced by LAWPRO in 2023 on behalf of insureds. Sale of business and contract dispute – Alleged failure to flag contractual ambiguity… Read More »

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Building our community in 2023

Corporate Social Responsibility at LAWPRO is informed by a spirit of community and accountability, while acknowledging that we are governed and profoundly shaped by our unique role as the provider of the primary professional liability insurance program for lawyers in Ontario. Supporting our future legal community LAWPRO’s efforts and activities to support law students included… Read More »

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Moving forward with TitlePLUS

TitlePLUS was completely reengineered in 2021 with new features, policy wording, pricing structure, and website. Since the launch of the “new” TitlePLUS, it continues to evolve, add integrations, and process improvements while providing unmatched comprehensive coverage that is fast and easy to use. 2023 saw some big developments for TitlePLUS including a new leader who… Read More »

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Land Acknowledgement

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.

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