June 2012 - The going rate

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-CANADIANLawyer_2012_June_tree.jpgIn this year's Legal Fees Survey, 52 per cent of respondents say they plan to raise their fees in the year ahead. Read survey >>

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0 # PresidentDebbie Ward 2012-11-18 17:07
I liked reviewing your rate chart. I think the only thing that people may not consider, is that in an uncontested situation, it is possible the Defendant never hired a lawyer, meaning the total fees for both parties could be constructed to be the fee of the one lawyer. However, in a contested situation, there likey are TWO laywers involved. Therefore, total fees for the two parties could be double. As well, the fees do NOT reflect disbursements.

Debbie Ward, President of the Canadian Legal Resource Centre Inc.
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