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Notice of Upcoming Public Hearings

NOTICE OF UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice of Upcoming Public Hearings Disciplinary Hearings As the regulatory body of lawyers in Newfoundland and Labrador the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is authorized under the Law Society Act, 1999 to file Complaints against members. Please note: A Complaint is an unproven allegation until an adjudication tribunal makes...

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Lawyers Insurance Programme

Potential Insurance claims are to be reported by completing and faxing to the Lawyers Insurance Program a CLIA Claim Reporting Form. The Form is attached for your information. A member with a claim enquiry may phone 722-6008, a dedicated claim reporting line and speak to Janice Ringrose the Insurance Administrator or may fax to 722-7008...

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Mortgage Fraud – Red Flags

MORTGAGE FRAUD – RED FLAGS The mortgage advance exceeds the balance due on closing. Credits which are not referenced in the purchase agreement or in amendments to the purchase agreement are granted to the purchaser for purported reasons including the following: additional deposit gift promissory note renovations and repairs vendor take-back mortgage rebate for real...

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Fraud Alert

Dear Members: Attached you will find the several stages of a scam currently being proposed to our members, beginning with initial email contact and then followed by elaborations. This correspondence was forwarded to the Insurance Programme by one of our members. FRAUDULENT SCAM SCENARIO Sample Fraudulent Cheque Lawyers’ Insurance Programme Law Society of Newfoundland and...

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