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Law Society’s governing body approves 2019 budget

October 25, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society’s governing body today approved modest increases to the annual fees that lawyers and paralegals will pay to the Law Society in 2019. Lawyers will pay an additional of $18, resulting in an overall, annual fee of $2,201, while paralegals will pay an additional $15, for a total of $1,115. 

Convocation Webcast & Materials for October 25, 2018

October 23, 2018

Convocation will be held on October 25, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. View the materials and join the live webcast.

Bencher Election 2019

October 15, 2018

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.

Law Society opens nominations for 2019 Bencher election

October 15, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario today opened the candidate nominations process for the 2019 Bencher election, which takes place on April 30, 2019. This election marks the first time that lawyer and paralegal Benchers will be elected simultaneously in Ontario.

Law Society launches public awareness campaign to enhance accessibility and understanding

October 01, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario today kicked off a province-wide public awareness campaign, to generate greater understanding of what the Law Society does and how members of the public can access the right legal services when they need them.

Renowned Indigenous leader receives honorary LLD from Law Society of Ontario

September 28, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to the Honorable Senator Murray Sinclair at its Call to the Bar ceremony on September 28, 2018 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

September Convocation Update, Webcast and Reports

September 27, 2018

Convocation was held on September 27, 2018. Read Convocation Update and view the webcast archive.

​Public Statement-Poland: Chief Justice Malgorzata Gersdorf (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the forced retirement of Chief Justice Malgorzata Gersdorf and 26 Supreme Court Justices. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

Public Statement-Egypt: Haytham Mohamadeen (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the detention of lawyer Haytham Mohamadeen. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

Public Statement-Iran: Nasrin Sotoudeh (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the arrest, detention and charges against lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

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