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Toronto Counsel Representing Lawyers and Paralegals in Negligence Matters

As all lawyers and paralegals practicing in Ontario know, the Law Society of Ontario (“LSO”) is responsible for regulating the legal profession in the public interest, including investigating complaints made by the public against a practitioner, conducting discipline and fitness to practice proceedings, and determining whether a license should be suspended or permanently revoked.

For a lawyer or a paralegal, the potential consequences of a finding of negligence, professional misconduct, or other wrong by the LSO can be significant. The ultimate outcome may include fines, limitations on a lawyer or paralegal’s scope of practice, a suspension or revocation of a lawyer or paralegal’s license to practice, or even criminal charges.

Negative findings about a professional can also negatively affect their reputation within the community, their professional reputation, and their ability to continue working in their field or even outside their field.

Skilled Litigators on Your Side 

The lawyers at Milosevic Fiske LLP are accomplished litigators and have conducted trials and appeals at all levels of court, including at the Supreme Court of Canada. We bring this depth of litigation experience to representing lawyers and other professionals in professional liability matters. We understand the regulatory framework that governs lawyers in Ontario as well as the unique discipline and hearing process of the LSO.

We provide exceptional representation and highly knowledgeable guidance throughout the professional discipline process. We will be by your side throughout, advise you on your rights, outline any potential risks you may be facing, and counsel you on your options.

We will work hard to maintain your license to practice law and to maintain your reputation so that you can return to the work you love and continue to assist your clients.

We have developed a reputation for professionalism and integrity that benefits our clients. We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and professional courtesy towards the courts, our clients, opposing counsel, and all other relevant parties.

How We Can Help 

The highly-experienced professional liability lawyers at Milosevic Fiske LLP represent lawyers and paralegals in claims of professional negligence.

We provide representation:

  • After a complaint has been filed by a client, former client, or member of the public
  • During investigations carried out by the Law Society of Ontario
  • In proceedings before the Law Society Tribunal, including professional misconduct hearings, decisions about licensing, and decisions about competence
  • In reinstatement of license proceedings
  • In appeals to the Tribunal’s Appeal Division.

We also represent lawyers and paralegals in a wide range of other disputes arising from professional liability, including defamation, libel & slander.

For Skillful Representation in Matters Before the Law Society of Ontario Contact Milosevic Fiske LLP 

If you are a lawyer or paralegal facing a complaint to the LSO, or are subject to an investigation or a disciplinary hearing, contact the highly knowledgeable Toronto professional liability lawyers at Milosevic Fiske LLP. Our goal is to protect you, your reputation, and your livelihood. Call us at 416-916-1387 or contact us online.

 

Milosevic Fiske LLP

116 Simcoe St #301
Toronto, ON
M5H 4E2

Phone: (416) 916-1387