Retainer Agreement Law Society Of Ontario
If you are being held by a client, you should consider confirming in writing the terms of collaboration with the client to avoid any misunderstanding between you and your client. The essential terms of the engagement can be confirmed by a conservation agreement executed by the client or by an engagement letter. The content of the conservation agreement or engagement letter depends on the client and the nature of the case. Below, some of the points that a lawyer or paralgal may consider must be confirmed by a retention agreement or an engagement letter: If you opt for an engagement letter or a preservation agreement, the language and meaning must be clear and you must explain the terms of the document so that the client understands the extent of the professional relationship. Curators and standard agreements are provided by LAWPRO for your return and use when designing own documents. They should not be used «as it is.» Your ability depends on a number of factors, such as the current state of law and practice in all legal areas, your writing style, your needs and the needs and preferences of you and your clients. These documents may need to be amended to comply with applicable laws and rules. Letters or agreements must contain a reference to: Client Service and Communication Practice Management Guideline Personal Injury Retainer — Contingency/Mandate for Legal Representation and Personal Injury Information — Conditional Fee (Download PDF) (Download Word) ( These documents were originally designed and reproduced with permission by the Law Society of British Columbia. LAWPRO commends the work of the Law Society of British Columbia in drafting these documents. . Estate Retainer (admin)/Inheritance Administration Representation Mandate — Issuance of Letters of Administration (Download PDF) (Download Word) . Technology practice tips: engagement and custody letters. General Retainer/General Representation Mandate (Download PDF) (Download Word) (Download Word) ..