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Latest News: 2014

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.

The Law Society condemns assassination of Libyan lawyer

August 08, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada condemns the assassination of Salwa Bugaighis, prominent Libyan lawyer and human rights activist.

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for July 2014

August 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.

Notice to the Public re: Interventions; TWU application

July 16, 2014

On May 26, 2014, Trinity Western University (“TWU”) and Brayden Volkenant commenced an application for judicial review of the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (“LSUC”) to refuse to accredit TWU’s proposed school of law.

The Law Society concerned about the murder of Pakistani lawyer

June 30, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the murder of Rashid Rehman, a prominent Pakistani human rights lawyer and regional coordinator for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in the Punjab province.

Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society

June 26, 2014

Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society

Notice: Trust funds held by Kenneth James

June 24, 2014

Pursuant to the Order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dated May 7, 2014, The Law Society of Upper Canada is the Trustee of funds from the  trust account of lawyer KENNETH JAMES o/a JAMES AND ASSOCIATES.

Noted public servant to receive honorary doctorate from Law Society

June 20, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to John H. Sims, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa, June 23.   

Legal luminaries to receive honorary LLDs from Law Society

June 16, 2014

A former judge of Ontario's highest court, a trailblazing advocate for inclusion and a leading law professor/author will each receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the Law Society this month. The presentations will take place at three Toronto Call to the Bar ceremonies at Roy Thomson Hall on June 19 and 20.

Extraordinary Hamilton advocate to receive honorary LLD

June 13, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to David F. Smye, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in London, June 16.

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