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Sole, Experienced Paralegals Get Most LSUC Complaints

Analysis of Complaints Received by the Professional Regulation Division in 2013 seems to indicate a troubling pattern. While sole practitioners constitute 52% of all practising paralegals, over 70% of complaints against paralegals that were received in Professional Regulation involve paralegals practising alone. Law Society’s membership stats break down paralegals in active practice by firm size: […]

Divisive Expanded Scope Issue Aired at LSUC AGM

Depending which licensee category one is in, paralegals are either over-reaching, incompetent bullies who put lives, liberty and access to justice at risk — or professional legal services providers whose recognized expertise justifies a wider scope of practice and greater respect. The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Annual General meeting, May 8, brought out hundreds […]

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