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The Law Society of Upper Canada 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.

The Law Society of Upper Canada 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.

Panel appointed to immediately review how Law Society regulatory and hearing processes affect Indigenous Peoples

June 28, 2017

Law Society Treasurer Paul Schabas today announced the appointment of a review panel to examine the way in which the Law Society and its Tribunal address regulatory matters involving Indigenous persons, complaints, and issues.

Chief Justice of Ontario and internationally acclaimed scholar receive honorary LLDs from Law Society

June 27, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada presented honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario, and Dr. John Borrows, at Call to the Bar ceremonies held in Toronto on June 27 at Roy Thomson Hall.

Former Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway honoured with LLD for exceptional advocacy and leadership

June 23, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Thomas G. Conway at its Call to the Bar ceremony on June 23 in Ottawa.

The Honourable Mary Jo McLaughlin Nolan receives honorary LLD for her extraordinary mentorship and advocacy for the marginalized

June 20, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Mary Jo M. Nolan at its Call to the Bar ceremony on June 19 in London.

Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the profession

May 31, 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 Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Prawet Prapanukul in Thailand

May 29, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Prawet Prapanukul in Thailand.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Li Heping in China

May 29, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Li Heping in China.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the trial of lawyer Xie Yang and the detention of lawyer Chen Jiangang in China

May 29, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the trial of lawyer Xie Yang and the detention of lawyer Chen Jiangang in China.

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