Legal Services Department

Legal Services

Providing legal assistance to the Region.
Legal Services is not able to provide
assistance to the public.

The Legal Services department is responsible for:

Legal Services

  • Legal advice, research and opinions for the Regional Corporation
  • Drafting and processing of agreements and other legal documents
  • Litigation matters and defending claims
  • Processing of real estate transactions

Risk Management

  • Assesses risks for the corporation
  • Provides advice, opinions and information on risk and insurance
  • Insurance certificates and policies

Claims Administration

  • Handles insurance claims by and against the Region
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claims by Regional employees

Claims can be submitted using the online form or in writing using the specified procedure.

Provincial Offences

Fines received under the Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Control Act or other Provincial Legislation, can be paid online or at one of our court locations.

Contact Legal Services

905-980-6000

Toll Free: 1-800-263-7215

Fax: 905-685-7931

Legal Assistance

Lawyer Referral Service
1-800-268-8326

Legal Aid - Niagara North
905-685-1012

Legal Aid - Niagara South
905-735-1559

Community Legal Services - Niagara North
905-682-6635

Community Legal Services - Niagara South
905-735-1559


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