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The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit on retainers and fees

  • June 09, 2022

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a comprehensive new toolkit to provide Canadian lawyers in private practice with commentary, resources and best practices with respect to the financial aspects of retainers. The CBA Retainers and Fees Toolkit also highlights some of the ethical obligations that arise with respect to retainers and fees.

The Canadian Bar Association publishes a report on pay equity in the legal profession

  • March 08, 2022

To mark International Women’s Day today, the Canadian Bar Association is releasing Pay Equity in the Legal Profession, a report outlining the results of a roundtable held by the CBA Women Lawyers Forum in 2021. The goal of the roundtable was to gather qualitative data on Canadian lawyers’ experiences, perceptions, and opinions about gender and pay equity in the legal profession.