Schedule 1 – 2017 Law Society Fees and Assessments

 

A. Annual fee

$       

1. Practice fee (Rule 2-105 [Annual practising fees])

2,125.57

2. Liability insurance base assessment (which may be increased or decreased in individual cases in accordance with Rule 3-40 (1) [Annual insurance fee]):

 

        (a) full-time practice

1,750.00

        (b) part-time practice

875.00

3. Liability insurance surcharge (Rule 3-44 (2) [Deductible, surcharge and reimbursement])

1,000.00

4. Late payment fee for practising lawyers (Rule 2-108 (3) [Late payment])

100.00

5. Retired member fee (Rule 2-4 (3) [Retired members])

75.00

6. Late payment fee for retired members (Rule 2-108 (4))

nil

7. Non-practising member fee (Rule 2-3 (2) [Non-practising members])

300.00

8. Late payment fee for non-practising members (Rule 2-108 (5))

25.00

9. Administration fee (R. 2-116 (3) [Refund on exemption during practice year])

50.00

B. Trust administration fee

 

1. Each client matter subject to fee (Rule 2-110 (1) [Trust administration fee])

15.00

C. Special assessments

 

D. Articled student fees

 

1. Application fee for enrolment in admission program (Rules 2-54 (1) (e) [Enrolment in the admission program] and 2-62 (1) (b) [Part-time articles])

250.00

2. Application fee for temporary articles (R. 2-70 (1) (c) [Temporary articles])

125.00

3. Application fee for temporary articles (legal clinic) (Rule 2-70 (1) (c))

25.00

4. Training course registration (Rule 2-72 (4) (a) [Training course])

2,500.00 

5. Remedial work (Rule 2-74 (8) [Review by Credentials Committee]):

 

        (a) for each piece of work

50.00

        (b) for repeating the training course

3,900.00

E. Transfer fees

 

1. Application fee for transfer from another Canadian province or territory – investigation fee (Rule 2-79 (1) (f) [Transfer from another Canadian jurisdiction])

1,125.00

2. Transfer or qualification examination (Rules 2-79 (6) and 2-89 (6) [Returning to practice after an absence])

300.00

F. Call and admission fees

 

1. After enrolment in admission program (Rule 2-77 (1) (c) [First call and admission])

200.00

2. After transfer from another Canadian province or territory (Rule 2-79 (1) (f) [Transfer from another Canadian jurisdiction])

200.00

G. Reinstatement fees

 

1. Application fee following disbarment, resignation or other cessation of membership as a result of disciplinary proceedings (Rule 2-85 (1)(b) [Reinstatement of former lawyer])

600.00

2. Application fee following 3 years or more as a former member (Rule 2-85 (1) (b))

500.00

3. Application fee in all other cases (Rule 2-85 (1) (b))

415.00

H. Change of status fees

 

1. Application fee to become retired member (Rule 2-4 (2) (b) [Retired members])

30.00

2. Application fee to become non-practising member (Rule 2-3 (1) (b) [Non-practising members])

60.00

3. Application fee for non-practising or retired member applying for practising certificate (Rule 2-5 (1) (b))

60.00

I. Inter-jurisdictional practice fees

 

1. Application fee (Rule 2-19 (3) (b) [Inter-jurisdictional practice permit])

500.00

2. Renewal of permit (Rule 2-19 (3) (b))

100.00

J. Corporation and limited liability partnership fees

 

1. Permit fee for law corporation (Rule 9-4 (c) [Law corporation permit])

300.00

2. New permit on change of name fee (Rule 9-6 (4) (c) [Change of corporate name])

75.00

3. LLP registration fee (Rule 9-15 (1) [Notice of application for registration)

300.00

K. Practitioners of foreign law

 

1. Application fee for practitioners of foreign law (Rule 2-29 (1) (b) [Practitioners of foreign law])

600.00

2. Permit renewal fee for practitioners of foreign law (Rules 2-29 (1) (b) and 2-34 (2) (c) [Renewal of permit])

125.00

3. Late payment fee (Rule 2-34 (6))

100.00

L. Late fees

 

1. Trust report late filing fee (Rule 3-80 (2) (b) [Late filing of trust report])

200.00

2. Professional development late completion fee (Rule 3-31 (1) (c) [Late completion of professional development])

500.00

3. Professional development late reporting fee (Rule 3-31 (3) (b))

200.00

M. Multi-disciplinary practice fees

 

1. Application fee (Rule 2-40 (1) (b) [Application to practise law in MDP])

300.00

2. Application fee per proposed non-lawyer member of MDP (Rules 2-40 (1) (c) and 2-42 (2) [Changes in MDP])

1,125.00

 

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