2009 fees due November 30

The Law Society annual practice fee, the Special Compensation Fund assessment and the first half of the Lawyers Insurance Fund assessment are due November 30, 2008 for the 2009 practice year.

Practice fee: The members set the practice fee for 2009 at the Annual General Meeting of the Law Society on September 23. The fee and its related components total $1,633.50.

Special Compensation Fund fee: The 2009 Special Compensation Fund assessment is $150, a reduction of $200 from 2008.

Lawyers Insurance Fund fee: The 2009 Lawyers Insurance Fund assessment is $1,400, the same as in 2007 and 2008.

Late payment will incur an additional fee of $100 for practising members and $25 for non-practising members, plus applicable taxes. As November 30 falls on a Sunday, payments received from members on Monday, December 1 will not be subject to late payment fees.