Gifts and Bequests to Client's Lawyer Are Likely Conflict of Interest

Gifts and Bequests to Client’s Lawyer Are Likely Conflict of Interest

The Law Society of British Columbia recently added a prohibition against gifts and bequests to lawyers from their clients. This in the opinion of was long overdue. The issue becomes one of possible conflict of interest-in fact , there is more likely a conflict of… Read more

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Conflict of Interest-Law Firm Removed

In court proceedings involving the issues of the deceased’s mental capacity and capacity to marry, the Ontario supreme court in Assaly v Assaly 2012 CarswellOnt 5302,  the Ontario Supreme Court removed a law firm as the solicitors on record as a lawyer who had previously worked… Read more