Schedule 1 – Law Society Fees and Assessments

2017-2018 Law Society Fees and Assessments

 

A. Annual fee

$       

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

2017 – 2,125.57
2018 – 2,139.72

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

2017 – 1,750.00
2018 – 1,800.00

        (b) part-time practice

2017 – 875.00
2018 – 900.00

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])

 

        until April 30, 2018

2,500.00

        effective May 1, 2018

2,600.00

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

 

             until April 30, 2018

3,900.00

             effective May 1, 2018

4,000.00

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.