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FOR YOUR PROTECTION

I cannot provide legal advice or answer legal questions over the phone or by email.

No confidential lawyer-client relationship starts until:

  • An agreement has been signed by both client and lawyer
  • Appropriate interviews, identification and conflict checks are made; and
  • A retainer agreement is signed by both lawyer and client.

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Law Society Requirements

The Ontario Law Society requires lawyers, before accepting new clients, to:

  • perform identity checks with photo identification of new clients;
  • confirm no conflict of interest exists, and
  • advise clients about confidentiality rules.

Until such steps are taken, we cannot offer you any legal advice.

When you become a client, you must provide identification information on this form.

Identity Verification

The Ontario Law Society requires lawyers, before accepting new clients, to:

  • perform identity checks with photo identification of new clients;
  • confirm no conflict of interest exists, and
  • advise clients about confidentiality rules.

Until such steps are taken, I cannot offer you any legal advice.

When you become a client, you must provide identification information on this form.

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