Please note that the sample fee percentage of 331.3% is provided as an illustration in the Otla Contingency Fee Retainer Agreement. If you are being held by a client, you should consider confirming in writing the terms of collaboration with the client to avoid any misunderstanding between you and your client. The essential terms of the engagement can be confirmed by a conservation agreement executed by the client or by an engagement letter. The content of the conservation agreement or engagement letter depends on the client and the nature of the case. Below, some of the points that a lawyer or paralgal may consider must be confirmed by a retention agreement or an engagement letter: If you opt for an engagement letter or a preservation agreement, the language and meaning must be clear and you must explain the terms of the document so that the client understands the extent of the professional relationship. I am pleased to present the first standard agreement for our organization`s Contingency Fee Retainer Agreement. This document was written in response to the reactions of members who wanted a complete document from Tort Retainer, fully compliant with the Solicitors Act. I encourage all members to review this agreement and consider using it in your office. I would like to thank former President Paul Harte and Vice-President Ron Bohm, along with many others, for their work in developing this detailed and valuable resource over the past few months. Download the Standard-Contingency Fee Retainer Agreement It is expected that the actual percentage may vary depending on the particular circumstances of each case. Technology Practice Tips: Engagement Letters and Retainers Client Service and Communication Practice Guideline.