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New Contingency Planning Guides now available

June 27, 2013

The Law Society’s newly released Contingency Planning Guides are designed to assist lawyers and paralegals in making plans to ensure their clients are protected.

Chief Justice and Walkerton Inquiry judge both to receive LLD June 21

June 19, 2013

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Annemarie E. Bonkalo, Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, and The Honourable Dennis O’Connor, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremonies in Toronto on June 21.

Law Society concerned about arrest of lawyers in Turkey

June 18, 2013

The Law Society is gravely concerned about the arrest and detention of lawyers in Turkey. According to reports, more than 50 lawyers were arrested on June 11, 2013 for protesting at Caglayan Justice Palace to denounce the repression of the Occupy Gezi protestors.

Lieutenant Governor to receive honorary doctorate from Law Society

June 18, 2013

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable David C. Onley, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Toronto on June 20.

Former Associate Chief Justice Cunningham to receive LLD

June 13, 2013

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable J. Douglas Cunningham, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa on June 18.

Two-year review of CPD requirement confirms success, introduces enhancements

May 31, 2013

Convocation approved changes to the CPD requirement in response to lawyer and paralegal input and following its two-year review of the program

Law Society Awards recognize the best of the profession

May 22, 2013

Ten members of the legal profession from across Ontario whose careers represent the highest level of achievement and commitment to serving society and the profession will receive awards from the Law Society of Upper Canada on May 29, 2013.

Important notice: New annual report policies

May 14, 2013

The Law Society is implementing a late fee policy and reducing the default period for annual fee payments and annual report filings.

Media invited to Solo and Small Firm Conference - May 23 & 24

May 10, 2013

A must-attend event, this year's conference offers more of the latest in essential tools and information to support the unique needs of sole practitioners and lawyers in small firms.

Motion for the Law Society Annual General Meeting Withdrawn

May 08, 2013

The Law Society's Annual General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:15 pm will now be held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West (immediately south of Osgoode Hall), in the Osgoode Ballroom.

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