HHBG Lawyers
Fees

Our clients include white and blue collar employees at all levels, and spanning all industries. We recognise that the issues our clients face affect both their livelihoods and their futures. Both need to be protected, and both are worth fighting for. However we also recognise that clients need access to strong legal advice in the very moment where their cash flow might be strained. Because of this, we do what we can to be as accessible as possible to the people who need us the most.

Our hourly rates are as follows:

Nicole Howell

$395

Michael Bain

$395

James Gould

$395

Kelly Slade-Kerr

$395

Peter Eastwood

$375

Steven Boorne

$360

Derek Knoechel

$325

Jonas McKay

$295

Anita Atwal

$300

Manjot Cheema

$275

Alexandra Anderson

$235

Menachem Freedman

$225

Carly Crawford

$225

Victoria Petrenko

$225

Margery Pazdor

$225

Rosie Schlagintweit

$195

Shannon Beebe

$195

Paralegals

$160

Legal Assistants

$80

Outside Legal Consultants

$250

Disbursements

In the course of working on your behalf we must incur additional expenses which are billed to you at cost. These might include:

We do not charge for incoming faxes, regular postage or for long distance calls.

Taxes

We are currently required to charge you GST and PST on our fees and GST on disbursements.

In cases involving employment law, where we act for employees, our fees are usually tax-deductible. If you have any questions about this, please consult your accountant.

Billing

We will provide you with a bill each month. This enables you to know the costs which you are incurring on a timely basis.

Please note that should you have any concerns regarding your bill, the Rules of our Law Society permit you to have any bill reviewed by a Master of the Supreme Court.

Payment

Accounts are due and payable upon receipt.

We are not a large operation and there are many disbursements which we may be required to payout on behalf of our clients. In return we expect and require prompt payment of our accounts. If a monthly bill is not paid we will not continue to provide work, and we will require a retainer before we perform additional work.

In payment of our accounts we accept debit, cheque and interac e-transfer. We also accept VISA and MasterCard.

Premiums

On occasions where we achieve particularly significant results based on the work performed, we reserve the right to charge a premium.

Contingency Fees

In rare cases we will agree to a contingency fee agreement. These require very specific circumstances, must be agreed upon in advance and must be reduced to writing to conform to the requirements of our Law Society.

Awarding of Costs

In many cases where we are successful before the Courts, you may be awarded costs against the other party in accord with a tariff of costs which are included in our Supreme Court Rules.

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