We occasionally consult with our members or ask for their input on subjects of interest or importance to them. You'll find information here about those consultations and calls for input.
Dialogue on Licensing
The Law Society of Upper Canada is embarking on a comprehensive analysis of the lawyer licensing process and is engaging directly with the profession and other stakeholders to hear their thoughts. From April through June 2017, we will be holding a series of facilitated in-person and webcast discussions about the realities, challenges and opportunities of lawyer licensing. For more information, to register to participate in a discussion group near you, and to subscribe to the Dialogue on Licensing mailing list, visit lsucdialogue.ca.
Consultation: Family Law Matters
The Law Society and the Ministry of the Attorney General are inviting comments from lawyers, paralegals and the public on the recommendations in Justice Bonkalo’s Family Legal Services Review Report. Read the report and provide comments by May 15, 2017.
Call for Input: Proposal for single bencher election date
The Governance Task Force 2016 is considering changing the bencher election process so there is a single election date for the lawyer and paralegal bencher elections. Currently, the elections are held in different years. Read the consultation document and provide comments by April 28, 2017.