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December 10, 2018 Convocation

Convocation approves lawyer licensing path that maintains transitional training, with enhancements 
The Law Society of Ontario’s governing body today approved an option for lawyer licensing that retains the two, current transitional training pathways, with significant enhancements, as recommended by the Law Society’s Professional Development and Competence Committee. Read the Full Story  Read the Full Report

Enjoy Doors Open Video
The Law Society is very pleased and proud to share the wonder of Osgoode Hall with this video taken during Doors Open 2018.

Prepared as a volunteer contribution by Paul Mitchell, of Whitestone Editing, the video highlights the beauty and history of Osgoode Hall through a series of brief interviews with volunteers, Law Society representatives and the judiciary.  

We encourage you to take a virtual tour of this incredible heritage site.

Holiday Hours
Licensees are reminded that the Law Society will be closed for the following days during the holiday season: December 24, 25 and 26, 2018 as well as December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019

Audit And Finance Committee Report

Human Rights Monitoring Group
Conduct of the Bencher Election

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  • Tribunal Committee Report (in camera)
  • Executive Director’s Report on Administrative Calls to the Bar
  • Report – Conduct of the Bencher Election
  • Report of the Bencher Remuneration and Expense Reimbursement Working Group
  • Human Rights Monitoring Group Request for Interventions
  • Options for Lawyer Licensing
Report of the LL.D. Advisory Committee (in camera)
Convocation was held on December 10, 2018. View the webcast archive.
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