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May 28, 2020

New bencher elected
Barbara Murchie was elected as bencher to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of The Honourable Gina Papageorgiou as a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario.

AGM to take place August 10
The Law Society’s Annual General Meeting, originally scheduled for May 13, will take place on Monday, August 10 at 5:15 p.m. at Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto and by webcast, or, if required, as a virtual meeting. All members of the Law Society are invited to attend. More details will be made available closer to the date.

Financial statements approved
Convocation approved the Law Society’s audited annual financial statements for 2019.  

Other decisions
By-Law 3 amended re: online Treasurer election process
Consent agenda approved


Public Minutes
Public Transcript


Election of Bencher

Consent Agenda - Motion

  • Confirmation of Draft Minutes of Convocation – April 23 and May 12, 2020
  • Motions
    • Annual General Meeting
    • LIRN Inc.
    • Tribunal Appointment
  • Executive Director’s Report on Administrative Calls to the Bar
  • Audit & Finance Committee Report – In Camera Matter

Audit & Finance Committee Report

  • Law Society of Ontario Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2019
For Information
  • In Camera Matter
  • LAWPRO Annual Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2019
  • LibraryCo Inc. Annual Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2019
  • Law Society of Ontario Financial Statements for the Three Months ended March 31, 2020
  • In Camera Matter
  • Performance of Investment Manager
  • Investment Compliance Reports

Priority Planning Committee Report

  • Amendments to By-Law 3 Respecting an Online Treasurer Election Process

Federation of Law Societies of Canada Update

Professional Development and Competence Committee Report

  • Professional Development and Competence Division 2019 Program and Resource Report

Tribunal Committee Report

  • Law Society Tribunal 2019 Statistics
  • Law Society Tribunal 2019 Annual Report

LAWPRO 2019 Annual Report

Treasurer's Report under Section 54 of the Bencher Code of Conduct

The Law Society held a virtual Convocation meeting on Thursday, May 28. View the archived webcast.
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