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Take Time for Life During The Holidays

This holiday season, leave whatever is left at the office.  It is more important than ever to create time for you and your loved ones. Home life during the holidays is important. One needs to be present; to make memories; to participate. The importance of home-life balance has been brought to the forefront in recent ...
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Law Firms Need to Change

Innovation is the key to building a better law firm. Lawyers who care about their clientele are leading the profession. People typically avoid lawyers because of their fees. They never know how much it will cost, the benefits outweigh the cost, or the cost exceeds the value of the process. Lawyers on average charge $267, ...
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ClearWay Law in CBC- Remote Workers

Five months ago, Alistair Vigier launched his all-virtual law firm, with a staff of eight who telecommute from a variety of locations across the country. While Vigier is based in Victoria, ClearWay Law’s lawyers are distributed around the Greater Toronto Area, and its admin and other staff are spread around Victoria, Vancouver and Regina. All work from home, meeting ...
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Growing A Law Firm

I met with over 100 lawyers last year to discuss referrals and business expansion opportunities. Growing a law firm can be challenging, and information is key. I’ve found most want to go it alone and start their own practice. The risks are inherent: leaving an established law firm, building your business reputation, finding referrals. Then there ...
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Media Kit – Innovative Law Firm

Media Kit – Innovative Law Firm My name is Alistair Vigier and I am changing the legal industry. I decided to start ClearWay Law when I realized many clients were unhappy with the services they were receiving from other law firms. I also saw that many family lawyers were seriously stressed. This is a media ...
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Let Non Lawyers Own Law Firms

Some concern about non-lawyer ownership of Canadian law firms is understandable. I argue that we should let non lawyers own law firms. There’s no question the current model works and lawyers are comfortable with it. Why then are alternative business models needed and, more to the point, so desirable? Because, as my own experience and ...
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Stop Being Stodgy and Embrace Non-Lawyer Ownership

By Alistair Vigier Some consternation about non-lawyer ownership of Canadian law firms is perfectly understandable. There’s no question the current model works and lawyers are comfortable with it. Why then are alternative business models needed and, more to the point, so desirable? Because, as my own experience and that of lawyers in Australia and the ...
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Interview Source on Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Canada-Chinese Business Relations

TORONTO – Victoria entrepreneur Alistair Vigier, winner of a BCBusiness 30 Under 30 Award in 2017, is available for interviews on entrepreneurship, business development or Canada-Chinese business relations. He can be contacted at 647-360-6331. Vigier, the non-lawyer CEO of family and immigration law firm ClearWay Law in Toronto, invites interviews on being a “lawtrepreneur.” He can ...
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