Snapshot: Independent Legal Advice
This two-page reference sheet provides a brief overview on independent legal advice. It is designed to help lawyers determine whether independent legal advice is mandatory or recommended, and it identifies the elements of informed consent and provides tips for giving independent legal advice. Additionally, it includes the Law Society of Alberta guidelines and sample checklist for giving independent legal advice.
This resource is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 6th Annual Law & Practice Update in Calgary on October 14 & 15, 2016.