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About Malcolm Mercer

Malcolm Mercer is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s Litigation Group with over thirty years in practice. Malcolm is the Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario. He has chaired the Law Society's Professional Regulation Committee and its' Advertising and Fee Arrangements Working Group and has co-chaired its' Alternative Business Structures Working Group. He is a past chair of the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, was a member of the CBA Task Force on Conflicts of Interest and is a member of the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Posts by Malcolm Mercer

The Costs of Regulation

The Cost of Becoming a Lawyer

What Is the Mandate of the Law Society?

The Bencher From Amazon?

Conflicted Regulation in the Public Interest

Disclosure and Investigated Complaints

Too Many New Lawyers? Build a Wall?

Access to Justice Needs Access to Research

Access to Justice and Market Failure

The Devil’s Advocate

Candid but Unsure

Principle, Not Politics

Innovate or Be Innovated?

Partnership Has Its Limitations