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Solicitor & client costs revised from the programme, December, 1974.

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Published by Dept. of Continuing Education, Law Society of Upper Canada in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Ontario.


  • Lawyers -- Fees -- Ontario.,
  • Attorney and client -- Ontario.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Appendices (p. 63-389): Reported and unreported cases.

ContributionsLaw Society of Upper Canada. Dept. of Continuing Education.
LC ClassificationsKEO166 .S64
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4485869M
ISBN 100887590152
LC Control Number79314833

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