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  • Seven Reasons to Hire a Freelance LawyerNovember 13, 2017

    While more and more law firms and in-house legal departments are using freelance lawyers for their overflow work, we are still often asked “What is a freelance lawyer” and “Why would I use one?” To help answer these questions, Flex Lawyer Heather Cross has written this helpful blog post “Seven Reaso … Read more »

  • Living in Transitional Times: R. v. PicardOctober 2, 2017

    By Heather Cross“May you live in transitional times” could be the modern criminal defence bar’s equivalent of the ancient Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times.” The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in R. v. Picard illustrates the level of uncertainty that exists and will continue to e … Read more »

  • 5 Tips to Leverage Your Law Blog for Business DevelopmentSeptember 11, 2017

    ​While many lawyers and law firms have added blogs to their websites, several still struggle with successfully using their blog to generate business.  To help, Flex has written “A Blogging Guide for Lawyers: How to Leverage Your Blog for Business Development”. In this Guide we provide our “Top 5 Tip … Read more »

  • Do You Offer Contingency Fee Arrangements in your Law Practice? Be Aware: LSUC Considering Regulatory ChangesAugust 23, 2017

    Many lawyers, in particular personal injury lawyers, are paid through contingency fee arrangements (“CFAs”), where the lawyers charge their clients a fee based on a percentage of the damages recovered by their clients (the amount of money the client ‘wins’).It wasn’t until 2004 that the Solicitors A … Read more »

  • ​Rules of Professional Conduct Amended to Provide Clarity on Obligations When Leaving a Law FirmJuly 13, 2017

    ​​At the Law Society of Upper Canada’s June 2017 Convocation the Rules of Professional Conduct were amended to add a new rule (Rule 3.7-7A) governing a lawyer’s professional obligations when leaving a law firm.  This is a welcome amendment. Previously, there was a dearth of available guidance. While … Read more »