Fees

Fees

Practising Membership Fees

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Practising member’s annual fees for members called before May 1, 2011 - $2,812.68 (HST included)

(a) Law Society regular practice fee ($1,787.00 + HST)
(b) Canadian Bar Association fee ($686.02 HST included)
(c) Compensation Fund insurance fee ($75.00 +HST)
(d) Compensation Fund fee ($20.00 + HST)

Practising member’s annual fees for members called on May 1, 2011 or later - $2,503.06 (HST included)

(a) Law Society regular practice fee ($1,787.00 + HST)
(b) Canadian Bar Association fee ($376.40 HST included)
(c) Compensation Fund insurance fee ($75.00 + HST)
(d) Compensation Fund fee ($20.00 + HST)

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Mandatory Professional Liability Insurance

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$2,932.50 (HST included) payable annually, quarterly or by monthly pre-authorized debit payments

* Note - Under the policy adopted by Council in 1985 and 1995, a member with a paid claims history may be subject to a surcharge on the mandatory professional liability insurance fee.

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Non-Practising Membership Fees

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Non-practising member’s annual fees for members called before May 1, 2011 - $925.58 (HST included)

(a) Law Society regular non-practice fee ($500.00 + HST)
(b) Canadian Bar Association fee ($360.58 HST included)

Non-practising member’s annual fees for members called on May 1, 2011 or later - $770.77 (HST included)

(a) Law Society regular non-practice fee ($500.00 + HST)
(b) Canadian Bar Association fee ($205.77 HST included)

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Retired Membership Fee

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$100.97 (includes HST)

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Dishonoured Cheque/Rejected Payment Fee

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A member will be allowed a 10-day period to replace any cheque that is not honoured or any pre-authorized automatic debit rejected for any reason subject to payment of a $34.50 (includes HST) processing fee.

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Late Payment Fee

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Practising members - $287.50 (includes HST)

Non-practising members - $115.00 (includes HST)

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Change of Status Fee

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$86.25 (includes HST)

* Note - there is no fee to change to Retired status or resign membership.

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Application for Admission as Student-at-Law

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$172.50 (includes HST)

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Registration in the Bar Admission Course (including one Bar Examination)

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$3,450.00 (includes HST)

* Note - $1,725.00 (including HST) payable as of September 1st and $1,725.00 (including HST) payable as of March 1st.

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Bar Admission Course Materials

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$287.50 (includes HST)

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Application by a person other than a student-at-law to write the Bar Examinations

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Bar Examination First Re-Write

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Bar Examination Second Re-Write

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$690.00 (includes HST)

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Application for Admission by a Student-at-Law

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Application for Readmission by a Former Member

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Application for Admission by a Person Admitted to Practise Law in another Province or Territory of Canada

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$1,725.00 (includes HST)

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Application for Admission by a Person Admitted to Practice Law in a District or Jurisdiction outside of Canada

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$1,725.00 (includes HST)

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Professional Corporation Permit

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Renewal of a Professional Corporation Permit

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$230.00 (includes HST)

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Permit to Act as a Foreign Legal Consultant

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$575.00 (includes HST)

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Renewal of a Permit to Act as a Foreign Legal Consultant

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$115.00 (includes HST)

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Inter-jurisdictional Practice Permit

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$230.00 (includes HST)

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Reinstatement by a Member who has been Suspended for Non-Disciplinary Reasons

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$287.50 (includes HST)

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Application for Readmission by a Member who has Resigned

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$287.50 (includes HST)

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Application for Readmission by a Member who has been Disbarred

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$690.00 (includes HST)

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Failure to meet the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Requirements by December 31st

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$230.00 (includes HST)

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Placing an Advertisement in the Law Society Newsletter

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$345.00 (includes HST)

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Certificate of Standing

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$86.25 (includes HST)

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Certificate Confirming Status of Notary Public

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$57.50 (includes HST)

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Letter of Confirmation of Status

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$57.50 (includes HST)

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