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Latest News: 2017

Robert Lapper to step down as Law Society CEO

September 27, 2017

Paul Schabas, Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario), announced today that Robert Lapper has submitted his resignation as Chief Executive Officer.

Notice of Application to Pass Accounts: Unclaimed Trust Fund

September 15, 2017

This application to pass accounts will be heard on Thursday, the 14th day of December, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., at 330 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Sylva Mbikayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo

August 28, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Sylva Mbikayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Public Statement: The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the treatment of Attorney General Luisa Ortega Dìaz in Venezuela

August 02, 2017

Déclaration publique : Le Barreau du Haut-Canada très préoccupé par le traitement de la procureure générale Luisa Ortega Dìaz au Venezuela

Public Statement:The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyers Günal Kurşun, Nalan Erkem, trainee lawyer Şeyhmuz Özbekli and others

August 02, 2017

Public Statement: The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyers Günal Kurşun and Nalan Erkem, trainee lawyer Şeyhmuz Özbekli and other human rights defenders

The Law Society of Upper Canada and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada express grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Taner Kiliç and 22 additional lawyers

July 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada express grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Taner Kiliç and 22 additional lawyers

Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against legal profession

July 06, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern about the harassment of lawyer Muazzamakhon Kadirova (Muazzama Qodirova) in Tajikistan

July 05, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the harassment of lawyer Muazzamakhon Kadirova (Muazzama Qodirova) in Tajikistan.

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern about the conviction and pending charges against lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov in Tajikistan

July 05, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction and pending charges against lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov in Tajikistan.

Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern about the harassment and intimidation of lawyer Michel Togué in Cameroon

July 05, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the harassment and intimidation of lawyer Michel Togué in Cameroon.

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