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Latest News: 2014

Paralegal Update: December 2014

December 23, 2014

Complete your CPD Hours by December 31, Treasurer reflects on advancements of paralegal profession, consultation welcomes input and more.

Law Society recognized as GTA top employer for ninth time

December 08, 2014

The Law Society has been recognized as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for the ninth year in a row.

MP and noted advocate to receive Law Society’s first Human Rights Award

October 30, 2014

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.

Law Society launches consultation paper to address challenges faced by racialized licensees

October 30, 2014

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.

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for September 2014

October 07, 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.

Law Society and the French Language Services Commissioner sign French Language Services protocol

October 06, 2014

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.

Law Society aims to create dialogue with ABS discussion paper

September 25, 2014

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).

Paralegal Update: September 2014

September 25, 2014

Rule and conduct guidelines amendments effective Oct. 1, self-paced e-Courses and more.

Law Society Proceedings for August 2014

September 11, 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.

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