iv ONTARIO REPORTS NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Certificate of Authorization
Professional corporations wishing to practise law, provide legal
services, or both practise law and provide legal services, in Ontario
in 2020 must renew their Certificate of Authorization prior to
December 31, 2019. If the Certificate of Authorization is not
renewed by December 31, it will expire. If the Certificate
of Authorization is not renewed within 12 months after
its expiry, it will be automatically revoked under subsection 7(10)
of By-Law 7.
The renewal fee of $113 ($100 + HST) must be submitted through
the Law Society Portal prior to December 31, 2019. To do so, log
into the Portal and select the professional corporation for which
the application fee is being submitted under “Business View”.
Shareholders may also update the professional corporation’s
information and personnel through the Law Society Portal.
Questions about professional corporations and Certificate of
Authorization renewal should be directed to By-Law Administration
Services by calling 416-947-3315 and asking to be transferred, or by
Notice to the Professions