A reminder to the profession that significant changes to Ontario’s contingency fee regime take effect tomorrow, July 1, 2021.
Back in 2017, we published a blog post which outlined where to find current and previous versions of the Law Society’s Rules of Professional Conduct and Paralegal Rules of Conduct. Since a few things have changed, we have provided an update below.
If you have ever found yourself tracing a statute far back into history, working with very old legislation, or completing any research that takes you back into the distant annals of time, you may have encountered a source note that looks quite different than the rest. While we are used to source notes that follow the more intuitive formula of calendar year, chapter, and section (i.e. 2000, c. 41, s. 18), if we go back far enough, we encounter a time when regnal years sorted themselves into the equation.