Dec 23, 2014   Paralegal Update: December 2014 
Complete your CPD Hours by December 31, Treasurer reflects on advancements of paralegal profession, consultation welcomes input and more.

Dec 8, 2014   News Release: Law Society recognized as GTA top employer for ninth time 
The Law Society has been recognized as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for the ninth year in a row.

Oct 30, 2014   News Release: MP and noted advocate to receive Law Society’s first Human Rights Award 
The Law Society of Upper Canada Treasurer Janet E. Minor today announced that The Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, will receive The Law Society of Upper Canada’s inaugural Human Rights Award at a special event on February 12, 2015.

Oct 30, 2014   News Release: Law Society launches consultation paper to address challenges faced by racialized licensees 
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada today released a consultation paper, Developing Strategies for Change: Addressing Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees, for input from the professions and the public. The deadline for written submissions is March 1, 2015.

Oct 7, 2014   News Release: Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for September 2014 
The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters. The Tribunal, which is an independent administrative tribunal within the Law Society, is responsible for processing, hearing and deciding these cases.

Oct 6, 2014   News Release: Law Society and the French Language Services Commissioner sign French Language Services protocol 
The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner are pleased to announce the establishment of a protocol to address complaints received about the Law Society’s French language services.

Sep 25, 2014   News Release: Law Society aims to create dialogue with ABS discussion paper 

The Law Society of Upper Canada released Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario: A Discussion Paper on September 24, 2014, to seek input from lawyers, paralegals, stakeholders and the public about Alternative Business Structures (ABS).


Sep 25, 2014   Paralegal Update: September 2014 
Rule and conduct guidelines amendments effective Oct. 1, self-paced e-Courses and more.

Sep 16, 2014   News Release: Women's rights advocate Kim Pate to receive honorary degree 

Sep 11, 2014   News Release: Law Society Proceedings for August 2014 
The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters. The Tribunal, which is an independent administrative tribunal within the Law Society, is responsible for processing, hearing and deciding these cases.

Aug 8, 2014   News Release: The Law Society condemns assassination of Libyan lawyer 
The Law Society of Upper Canada condemns the assassination of Salwa Bugaighis, prominent Libyan lawyer and human rights activist.

Aug 7, 2014   Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for July 2014 
The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters. The Tribunal, which is an independent administrative tribunal within the Law Society, is responsible for processing, hearing and deciding these cases.

Jul 16, 2014   Notice to the Public re: Interventions; TWU application 
On May 26, 2014, Trinity Western University (“TWU”) and Brayden Volkenant commenced an application for judicial review of the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (“LSUC”) to refuse to accredit TWU’s proposed school of law.

Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned about the murder of Pakistani lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the murder of Rashid Rehman, a prominent Pakistani human rights lawyer and regional coordinator for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in the Punjab province.


Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned by detention of Egyptian Lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the detention and sentencing of Mahienour El-Massry.


Jun 26, 2014   News Release: Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society 
Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society

Jun 24, 2014   Notice: Trust funds held by Kenneth James 
Pursuant to the Order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dated May 7, 2014, The Law Society of Upper Canada is the Trustee of funds from the  trust account of lawyer KENNETH JAMES o/a JAMES AND ASSOCIATES.

Jun 20, 2014   News Release: Noted public servant to receive honorary doctorate from Law Society 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to John H. Sims, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa, June 23. 

 

 


Jun 16, 2014   News Release: Legal luminaries to receive honorary LLDs from Law Society 
A former judge of Ontario's highest court, a trailblazing advocate for inclusion and a leading law professor/author will each receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the Law Society this month. The presentations will take place at three Toronto Call to the Bar ceremonies at Roy Thomson Hall on June 19 and 20.

Jun 13, 2014   News Release: Extraordinary Hamilton advocate to receive honorary LLD 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to David F. Smye, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in London, June 16.


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