The JSM Law Advantage:

  • We have staff dedicated exclusively to dealing with Civil Litigation, Personal Injury Law, Corporate Law, Immigration Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Condominium Law, Real Estate Law, and Estates Law.
  • We limit the number of cases that we undertake to ensure that your client will receive exceptional service
  • We have an extensive track record of success with legal matters. Our team has the experience to mediate the matter to a successful settlement or, when necessary, to proceed by way of trial;
  • Our Lawyer Referral Program provides a competitive referral fee to your firm, all in compliance with the rules set by the Law Society of Ontario;
  • You will gain a revenue source and you will not have to incur any additional overhead.

Referral fees

Referring a client to another in exchange for payment or other reward is subject to the below Law Society requirements and transparency measures.

General requirements

  • The referral fee must be fair and reasonable and not increase the total amount of the fee payable by the client
  • Referral fees must be capped based on a percentage of the legal fee:
    • 15% for the first $50,000 of legal fees, and
    • 5% of all legal fees thereafter to an absolute cap of $25,000
  • Referral fees cannot be paid to licensees whose licenses were suspended at the time of referral or because the licensee had a conflict of interest
  • Up-front referral fees are prohibited
  • Licensees who provide legal services through civil society organizations (CSOs), such as charities or not-for-profit corporations may not pay or receive referral fees
General requirements

For more information about the LSO rules regarding referral fees, please visit.

To get started, just contact our office, by telephone (905) 499-9896 or and we will get our team working on the matter as soon as possible.