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Law Society announces 2019 award recipients

March 13, 2019 News Alert

Members of Ontario's legal professions will be recognized for their exceptional career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony on May 22, 2019, at Osgoode Hall.

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

March 13, 2019 News Alert

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

Renowned advocate for survivors of sexual violence receives Law Society’s Human Rights Award

February 28, 2019 News Alert

Law Society Bencher and Human Rights Monitoring Group Chair Teresa Donnelly presented Dr. Fiona Sampson with a Human Rights Award at a special ceremony held in Toronto on February 27, 2019.

Renowned contract lawyer and educator receives honorary LLD from Law Society

January 25, 2019 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Angela Swan, today, at its Call to the Bar ceremony at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

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

January 22, 2019 News Alert

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

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

December 11, 2018 News Alert

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

Law Society approves lawyer licensing path that maintains transitional training, with enhancements

December 10, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario’s governing body today approved an option for lawyer licensing that retains the two, current transitional training pathways, with significant enhancements, as recommended by the Law Society’s Professional Development and Competence Committee.

Law Society of Ontario recognized as Greater Toronto Top Employer for 2019

December 07, 2018 News Alert

Capping off a year that has been marked by changes big and small, the Law Society of Ontario has been named as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2019. This is the 13th year in a row that the Law Society has received this distinction.

Law Society’s governing body approves 2019 budget

October 25, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society’s governing body today approved modest increases to the annual fees that lawyers and paralegals will pay to the Law Society in 2019. Lawyers will pay an additional of $18, resulting in an overall, annual fee of $2,201, while paralegals will pay an additional $15, for a total of $1,115. 

Law Society opens nominations for 2019 Bencher election

October 15, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario today opened the candidate nominations process for the 2019 Bencher election, which takes place on April 30, 2019. This election marks the first time that lawyer and paralegal Benchers will be elected simultaneously in Ontario.

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