Incorporation of Lawyers
Professional Incorporations Regulations allowing lawyers to incorporate have been approved Dec. 5, 2001 and filed with the Registrar of Regulations on Dec. 6, 2001. There is a three-step process requiring:
- a preliminary application to the Law Society (Law Society Rule 1400, Part 17, and following);
- actual incorporation at the Corporations Branch; and
- finally an application for a permit (Form C-1) from the Law Society.
The fee for the application to obtain a permit is $200, plus GST, for a total of $210, payable to the Law Society of Saskatchewan.
- The Professional Corporations Act, S.S. 2001, c. P-27.1
- Rules pertaining to incorporation of lawyers, (Law Society Rule 1400, Part 17, and following)
- Form C-1 (Rule 1402) Application for a Professional Corporation Permit
- Form C-2 (Rule 1402) Permit for a Professional Corporation
- Form C-3 (Rule 1403) Application for Renewal of Permit
- Form C-4 (Rule 1451) Certificate of Entitlement to Practice Law in Saskatchewan as a Limited Liability Partnership
- Form C-5 (Rule 1453) Certificate of Entitlement to Practice Law in Saskatchewan as an Extra-provincial Limited Liability Partnership
- The Professional Corporations Regulations, P-27.1 Reg 1 (Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, v. 98, no. 50, Dec. 14, 2001, p. 1112)