I am pleased to present the first standard agreement for our organization`s Contingency Fee Retainer Agreement. This document was written in response to the reactions of members who wanted a complete document from Tort Retainer, fully compliant with the Solicitors Act. I encourage all members to review this agreement and consider using it in your office. I would like to thank former President Paul Harte and Vice-President Ron Bohm, along with many others, for their work in developing this detailed and valuable resource over the past few months. 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 retainer agreements must contain a statement: If you are kept 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 items that a lawyer or Paralegal may consider must be confirmed by a conservation agreement or letter of commitment: Please note that the 331.3% parking fee percentage is made available in the Otla Contingency Fee Retainer Agreement as an illustrator. . Personal Injury Retainer – Contingency/Mandate for Legal Representation and Injury Information – Conditional Fees (Download PDF) (Download PDF) (Download Word) (Download Word) General Retainer/General Review Warrant (Download PDF) (Download Word) (Download Word) Technology Technology Practice Practice: Engagement Letters and Retainers . . . 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. Client Service and Communication Practice Management Principle Estate Retainer (admin)/Mandate for Representation in Succession Administration – Issue of Letters of Administration (Download Word) Actual percentage is expected to vary depending on the circumstances of each case.