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LAWPRO Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) is owned by the Law Society of Upper Canada and is licensed to provide professional liability insurance and title insurance in numerous jurisdictions across Canada. Through its malpractice insurance program, LAWPRO insures over 25,000 practising lawyers in Ontario, as well as providing them with risk and practice management information under the practicePRO banner.

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LAWPRO defends lawyers: ‘Failure to insist on ILA not negligent where transaction clearly benefits client’


LAWPRO defends a wide variety of cases in any given year. In almost 80 per cent of the claims files we handle, there is ultimately no finding of negligence against the lawyer that was the subject of a claim. Occasionally, our work on a lawyer’s behalf is made easier by having compelling facts on our… Read More »

Categories: LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage

Overview of online services offered through the Membership Assistance Program (MAP)


MAP is a confidential service financially supported by the Law Society of Upper Canada and LAWPRO, supporting our commitment to help all members in achieving their health and wellness goals. About Member Services The Member Services area of the Homewood Human Solutions™ website provides lawyers and paralegals covered by the Member Assistance Program with secure,… Read More »

Categories: Wellness and Balance

Cyber risk insurance options: Do you have the coverage you need?


The prevalence of cyber-related crime has been steadily increasing for a number of years. Many businesses invest heavily in the necessary IT infrastructure to protect their data, but despite best efforts and intentions, the frequent news stories in the press should serve as confirmation that breaches do occur. The cost implications of having personal or… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention

Real estate value fraud – alive and kicking


Is your client purchasing a property with a significant increase in value within a short period of time? It may be prudent to ask some questions before proceeding: Have there been any renovations done on the property? Are there other factors which could explain the increase in value? Was it listed on MLS? Are real… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

New Student Edition of LAWPRO Magazine


The 2014 Student Edition of LAWPRO Magazine {“Moving Into Practice”) will be arriving in Ontario law schools this week. Its the second LAWPRO Magazine issue focused on providing students with resources to make the transition from student to lawyer. It also serves as an introduction to LAWPRO and our messages of claims prevention and practice… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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