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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.

Law Society launches public awareness campaign to enhance accessibility and understanding

October 01, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario today kicked off a province-wide public awareness campaign, to generate greater understanding of what the Law Society does and how members of the public can access the right legal services when they need them.

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

June 28, 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

Justice Mandamin receives honorary LLD from Law Society of Ontario

June 26, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws degrees, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Leonard S. Mandamin, at its afternoon Call to the Bar ceremony on June 26 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. As part of its Call ceremonies each year, the Law Society awards

Internationally acclaimed scholar receives honorary LLD from Law Society

June 21, 2018 News Alert

Internationally acclaimed scholar receives honorary LLD from Law Society

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