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The Barreau du Québec's principal mandate is to protect the public. It ensures discipline within the legal profession and compliance with the rules of ethics and professional conduct and it monitors the competence of its members and aspiring members. You may contact the Barreau at any time if you have doubts regarding the conduct of a lawyer.
You handed over money or property to your lawyer in the course of your business relationship and the lawyer misused it. What recourses do you have?
You have just received an invoice from your lawyer and you feel that it does not correspond to the work performed or that the amounts charged are not justified. You can ask the Barreau for help.
You have doubts regarding your lawyer's actions or conduct. Here is what you should do.
To report a person who is pretending to be a lawyer or who is unlawfully practising law, you can file a complaint with the Barreau.