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Renowned contract lawyer and educator receives honorary LLD from Law Society

January 25, 2019 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Angela Swan, today, at its Call to the Bar ceremony at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of legal profession

January 22, 2019 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

Notice to the legal professions

January 14, 2019

On December 21, 2018, regulations were filed to amend the Rules of Civil Procedure, O. Reg. 536/18 and O. Reg. 537/18.   The January 1, 2019 changes are summarized on the Ministry of the Attorney General website and the Ontario Regulatory Registry.

Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of legal profession

December 11, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

Law Society approves lawyer licensing path that maintains transitional training, with enhancements

December 10, 2018 News Alert

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.

Events

Bencher Election 2019 Candidates

February 11, 2019

The next Law Society bencher election on April 30, 2019 marks the first time that lawyer and paralegal benchers will be elected simultaneously in Ontario.

Black History Month 2019

February 19, 2019 Open to the Public

Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers on February 19th for the 2019 Black History Month Program.

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Archived 2019 Bencher Election webcast

January 10, 2019

Information webcast held on January 10

 
 

Human Rights Award Ceremony

February 27, 2019 Open to the Public

Join the Law Society, members of the professions and the public for a webcast of the Human Rights Award Ceremony, honouring Fiona Sampson, recipient of the Law Society’s 2018 Human Rights Award.

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14th Annual Bugsy and Ken Charity Golf Tournament

June 13, 2018 - June 14, 2018 Open to the Public

Help the Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program continue its much needed work by participating in the 14th Annual Bugsy & Ken Charity Golf Tournament on June 13, 2018.