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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.

Notice to the legal professions

January 14, 2019

On December 21, 2018, regulations were filed to amend the Rules of Civil Procedure, O. Reg. 536/18 and O. Reg. 537/18.   The January 1, 2019 changes are summarized on the Ministry of the Attorney General website and the Ontario Regulatory Registry.

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.

December Convocation Webcast and Reports

December 07, 2018

Convocation will be held on December 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. View the materials and join the live webcast.

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.

Convocation Webcast & Materials for November 30, 2018

November 26, 2018

Convocation was held on November 30, 2018. View the archived webcast.

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. 

Convocation Webcast & Materials for October 25, 2018

October 23, 2018

Convocation will be held on October 25, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. View the materials and join the live webcast.

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