The law is clear. A lawyer is not a client’s insurer, and a lawyer may not be held liable for the consequences that flow from a binding deal that was negotiated prior to the lawyer even being retained in the matter. Laskin J.A. made that point strongly in Wong v. 407527 Ontario Limited.
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