THE LAWYER’S DAILY – Private member’s bill looks to cap lawyers’ contingency fees

Bill 103 was introduced by Mike Colle, a Liberal MPP for Eglinton-Lawrence, that would cap lawyers’ referral fees at 15%. Darryl Singer of Singer Barristers Professional Corporation sees little chance of the proposed legislation passing. Very few private member’s bills make it to royal assent to become law. “And Patrick Brown [leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario] said he does not support it and I’m not sure all the [Ontario] Liberals support it,” he added.

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