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These Law Society Rules no longer in effect

These Law Society Rules were in effect until June 30, 2015, and are archived here for reference.

The revised and consolidated Law Society Rules 2015 came into effect on July 1, 2015. Download a PDF of the concordance between the new and old rules.

SCHEDULE 1
2015 LAW SOCIETY FEES AND ASSESSMENTS

Note: The federal goods and services tax applies to Law Society fees and assessments.

a. aNNUAL FEE
1. Practice fee (Rule 2-70)

$1,992.00

2. [rescinded 06/2012]

 

3. Liability insurance base assessment (which may be increased or decreased
in individual cases in accordance with Rule 3-22(1)):

 

(a) member in full-time practice

1,750.00

(b) member in part-time practice

875.00
4. Liability insurance surcharge (Rule 3-26(2)) 1000.00

5. Late payment fee for practising members (Rule 2-72(3))

 100.00
6. Retired member fee (Rule 2-4(3))   75.00
7. Late payment fee for retired members (Rule 2-72(4))  nil
8. Non-practising member fee (Rule 2-3(2))  300.00
9. Late payment fee for non-practising members (Rule 2-72(5))  25.00
10. Administration fee (Rule 2-75(3))  50.00
A.1 Trust administration fee
1. Each client matter subject to fee (Rule 2-72.2(1)) 15.00
B. Special assessments
C. Articled student fees
1. Application fee for enrolment in admission program (Rules 2-27(3)(e) and 2-33(1)(b)) $   250.00
2. Application fee for temporary articles (Rule 2-42(1)(c)) 125.00
3. Application fee for temporary articles (legal clinic) (Rule 2-42(1)(c)) 25.00
4. Training course registration (Rule 2-44(4)(a))  
          until August 31, 2015 2,250.00
effective September 1, 2015 2,500.00
5. Remedial work (Rule 2-45(7)):  

(a) for each piece of work

50.00
(b) for repeating the training course  
          until August 31, 2015 3,500.00
effective September 1, 2015 3,900.00
d. transfer fees
1. Application fee for transfer from another Canadian province or territory (Rule 2-49(1)(f)) $   1,125.00
2. Transfer or qualification examination (Rules 2-49(6) and 2-58(2)) 300.00
e. Call and admission fees
1. After enrolment in admission program (Rule 2-48(1)(d)) $   200.00
2. After transfer from another Canadian province or territory (Rule 2-49(1)(f)) 200.00
f. Reinstatement fees

1. Application fee following disbarment, resignation or other cessation of membership
as a result of disciplinary proceedings (Rule 2-52(1)(b))

$   600.00
1.1 Application fee following 3 years or more as a former member (Rule 2-52(1)(b) 500.00
2. Application fee in all other cases (Rule 2-52(1)(b)) 415.00
G. change of status fees
1. Application fee to become retired member (Rule 2-4(2)(b)) $   30.00
2. Application fee to become non-practising member (Rule 2-3(1)(b)) 60.00
3. Application fee for non-practising or retired member applying for practising certificate
(Rule 2-4.1(1)(b))
60.00
h. Inter-jurisdictional practice fees
1. Application fee (Rule 2-11(2)(b)) $   500.00
2. Renewal of permit (Rule 2-11(2)(b)) 100.00
I. Corporation and limited liability partnership fees
1. Permit fee for law corporation (Rule 9-4(c)) $   300.00
2. New permit on change of name fee (Rule 9-6(4)(c)) 75.00
3. LLP registration fee (Rule 9-15(1)) 300.00
j. Practitioners of foreign law
1. Application fee for practitioners of foreign law (Rule 2-18(1)(b)) $   600.00
2. Permit renewal fee for practitioners of foreign law (Rules 2-18(1)(b) and 2-22(2)(c)) 125.00
Late payment fee (Rule 2-22(6)) 100.00
k. Late fees
1. Trust report late filing fee (Rule 3-74(2)) $   200.00
2. Professional development late completion fee (Rule 3-18.4(1)(c)) 500.00
3. Professional development late reporting fee (Rule 3-18.4(3)(b)) 200.00
l. Multi-disciplinary practice fees
1. Application fee (Rule 2-23.3(1)) $   300.00
2. Application fee per proposed non-lawyer member of MDP (Rules 2-23.3(1) and 2-23.5(2)) 1,125.00

 

Note: The federal goods and services tax applies to Law Society fees and assessments.

 

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