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Latest News: 2015

Study offers new insights to career paths in private practice of law

January 30, 2015

Results of a study commissioned by the Law Society show that most new lawyers who begin their careers in private practice no longer follow the traditional career path that leads to partnership within a single law firm.

Law Society expresses grave concern over treatment of Iranian lawyer

January 29, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the ongoing harassment of lawyer Narges Mohammadi in Iran.

Law Society expresses concern over lawyer assassinations in Russia

January 29, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the assassinations of lawyers Vitaliy Moiseyev and Tatiana Akimtseva in Russia.

Law Society concerned for Sudanese lawyer

January 29, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the arrest and ongoing detention of human rights lawyer Dr. Amin Mekki Medani in Sudan.

Treasurer responds to LSSO letter

January 27, 2015

The Treasurer has issued a response to a letter addressed to her and posted on the Law Students' Society of Ontario website.

Human Rights Award Celebration

January 20, 2015

Join the Law Society, members of the profession, and the public at a ceremony and reception in honour of the Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, recipient of the Law Society’s inaugural Human Rights Award.

Law Society launches open houses to discuss challenges faced by racialized licensees

January 12, 2015

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada is launching a series of public consultation meetings throughout the province this winter to gain personal feedback from legal professionals and others.

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