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Latest News: 2014

The Law Society Concerned about the Detention of Lawyer Thulani Rudolf Maseko in Swaziland

May 09, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the arrest and detention of Thulani Rudolf Maseko in Swaziland.

The Law Society Concerned about the Ongoing Detention for Farshid Yadollahi in Iran

May 09, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the ongoing detention and lack of medical attention for Farshid Yadollahi and imprisoned human rights lawyers in Iran.

The Law Society Concerned about the Ongoing Detention of Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

May 09, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the ongoing detention and whereabouts of Gao Zhisheng.

The Law Society Concerned about the Arrest and Prosecution of Ramazan Demir in Turkey

May 09, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the arrest and prosecution of Ramazan Demir, a lawyer in Turkey who is well-known for his defence of journalists and other lawyers in the Koma Civakên Kurdistan trials.

Treasurer’s statement regarding vote on TWU law school

April 24, 2014

Earlier today, Convocation, which is the governing body of the Law Society of Upper Canada, voted against the accreditation of a proposed new law school at Trinity Western University (TWU) in British Columbia.

Treasurer to address media following April 24 TWU debate

April 23, 2014

Treasurer Thomas G. Conway will provide a statement and take questions from the media following Convocation’s vote on the accreditation of Trinity Western University's (TWU) proposed law school program.

Invitation to Members of the Public to Apply for Appointment to the Hearing Division

April 09, 2014

The Law Society Tribunal is seeking at least two qualified members of the public, who are not licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a lawyer or paralegal, for appointment to the Hearing Division.

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for March 2014

April 03, 2014

The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters.

Five paralegals elected to join Law Society's governing body

April 01, 2014

Ontario’s licensed paralegals elected five of their peers to become Law Society benchers and members of the Paralegal Standing Committee during an online election held March 12 to 31, 2014.

Paralegal Update: March 2014

March 26, 2014

Voting now open: still time to cast your votes. Paralegal Rules of Conduct, progress report on regulation, Tribunal update and more.

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