Discipline Advisories are a service provided by the Law Society to advise lawyers of conduct that can lead to discipline. Advisories are based on actual matters that come before the Law Society. If you have any questions, contact a practice advisor.


Lawyers to exercise extreme caution when sending items or correspondence received from third parties to clients in correctional facilities

March 31, 2016


Failure to protect digital signature can have disciplinary consequences

October 2, 2015


Reporting a mortgage discharge failure to the Law Society is mandatory

August 20, 2015


You are facing a Law Society investigation. What do you need to know?

September 25, 2014


Know your obligations before accepting cash

November 8, 2013


Common-sense guidelines for family law lawyers

May 1, 2013


Reporting judgments to the Law Society

February 18, 2013


How to handle aged trust accounts

January 11, 2013


Improper to seek withdrawal of complaint to the Law Society

November 22, 2012


Proper recording and billing of disbursements required by rules

August 10, 2012


Breach of court order not to encumber

June 12, 2012


Quality of service requirements are the same for pro bono or legal aid work

February 1, 2012


Bills and retainers are frequent source of complaints

December 7, 2011


Trust cheques must be signed by a practising lawyer

October 19, 2011


Lawyers must report criminal charges to the Law Society,

August 19, 2011


Lawyers must disclose commissions in investor immigrant matters,

July 18, 2011


Lack of civility can lead to discipline,

June 10, 2011



For more information, contact a Practice Advisor.