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Law Society’s Human Rights Award 2021

June 10, 2021

TORONTO, ON — Prominent human rights lawyer, outstanding academic and exceptional international legal advocate Payam Akhavan is the recipient of the Law Society of Ontario’s Human Rights Award. (His biography is available here.)

Professor Akhavan will make a keynote speech and take questions from the audience, at a virtual reception, hosted by Treasurer Teresa Donnelly.  

Virtual Event Details
Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 5 p.m.
Please register in advance.

This free, virtual program contains one hour of EDI Professionalism Content.

Media representatives, please confirm your attendance in advance with the media contact below.

The Law Society regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society has a mandate to protect the public interest, to maintain and to advance the cause of justice and the rule of law, to facilitate access to justice for the people of Ontario and act in a timely, open and efficient manner.


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