Barely a few minutes after reciting the oath as new president of the Quebec legal society, Paul-Matthieu Grondin laid bare uncomfortable truths about the Quebec justice system and the Quebec Bar itself. Grondin won the […]
Quebec lawyers seem to have a knack for testing the limits of a lawyer’s ability to openly criticize the legal system. When Montreal criminal lawyer Gilles Doré wrote an acerbic letter to then Quebec Superior […]
Here we go again. Another skirmish between a prominent Quebec City lawyer and the provincial law society that has turned ugly.
The combination of market forces, increasingly stringent consumer demands and rapid technological developments means that it has never been more important for lawyers to invest and incorporate technology into their practice, asserts a report by […]
A week after Quebec’s legal society commended the federal government’s 2017 budget for investing new monies and resources in the justice system, the Barreau du Québec deplored the “lack of vision” shown by the provincial […]
In an unlikely turn of events, a husband and wife may end up leading the Quebec Bar.
Stéphane Rivard could not bear to open correspondence from the Quebec taxman.
Under mounting pressure to ease the huge backlog of cases in the criminal court system, the Quebec government recently announced that it will inject $175.2 million over the next four years to recruit new judges, […]
Quebec law students are having a harder time finding articling positions, getting paid less for them, and receiving fewer job offers after articling, reveals a troubling report by the Young Bar of Montreal that urges […]
For the “survival of the profession,” the Quebec legal society is calling on its members to shift away from hourly billing to alternative pricing arrangements to better respond to client’s needs, foster greater access to […]