The Law Society would like to hear views on options to promote better legal practices through a proactive approach to regulation.

Compliance-based entity regulation is a proactive form of regulation which may serve the public interest by helping lawyers and paralegals improve their practice standards and client service.

The Law Society would like your views on a number of questions including:

– Which practice management principles should be included? These could include client management, file management, and financial management and sustainability.
– Should entities or firms be required to register with the Law Society?
– Should a lawyer or paralegal be designated by each firm to have particular regulatory responsibilities?

The Task Force on Compliance-Based Entity Regulation has prepared a consultation paper that provides background information and sets out a series of issues and related questions for consideration and comment.

You may also wish to view the fact sheet and the archive of the informational webcast.

The LSUC very interested in hearing your views on options for compliance-based entity regulation and encourages you to make a submission, by March 31, through one of the following methods:

1. Through its online form
2. Email to
3. Regular mail to:
Call for Input on Compliance-Based Entity Regulation
Policy Secretariat
Law Society of Upper Canada
130 Queen Street West
M5H 2N6

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