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Latest News: 2018

Renowned Indigenous leader receives honorary LLD from Law Society of Ontario

September 28, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to the Honorable Senator Murray Sinclair at its Call to the Bar ceremony on September 28, 2018 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

September Convocation Update, Webcast and Reports

September 27, 2018

Convocation was held on September 27, 2018. Read Convocation Update and view the webcast archive.

Public Statement-Egypt: Haytham Mohamadeen (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the detention of lawyer Haytham Mohamadeen. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

Public Statement-Iran: Nasrin Sotoudeh (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the arrest, detention and charges against lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

​Public Statement-Poland: Chief Justice Malgorzata Gersdorf (September 2018)

September 27, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concern over the forced retirement of Chief Justice Malgorzata Gersdorf and 26 Supreme Court Justices. When serious issues of apparent injustice to lawyers and the judiciary come to our attention, we speak out.  

Current Consultations

September 23, 2018

Provide your feedback: Options for Enhanced Governance Effectiveness; Title insurance practices; and Dialogue on Licensing

Sixties Scoop Communications Bulletin

August 10, 2018

If you represent or provide advice to Indigenous clients you should know about the Sixties Scoop Settlement.

Malcolm M. Mercer elected Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario

June 27, 2018 News Alert

Malcolm M. Mercer has been elected to lead the Law Society of Ontario as its 67 th  Treasurer. The Treasurer is the top-elected official of the Law Society, which regulates Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest. He succeeds former Treasurer Paul Schabas

Law Society Equality, Diversity and Inclusion video

June 27, 2018

What can we do to create more diverse and inclusive legal professions in Ontario? Hear from some of the racialized (and non-racialized) lawyers and paralegals in Ontario as they share their experiences, their ideas and their vision for the future of the professions.

Extraordinary solicitor, Reuben M. Rosenblatt, Q.C., LSM, receives honorary LLD from Law Society of Ontario

June 26, 2018

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Reuben M. Rosenblatt, Q.C, LSM, at its Call to the Bar ceremony on June 27, 2018 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. As part of its Call ceremonies each year

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