Media Room

Welcome to the Law Society of Upper Canada's media room.

Media contacts  

Communications Advisor  Susan Tonkin (416)947-7605  stonkin@lsuc.on.ca  
Communications Advisor  Denise McCourtie   (416)947-3362  dmccourt@lsuc.on.ca

 

 

Recent News Releases

Jan 12, 2015   News Release: Law Society launches open houses to discuss challenges faced by racialized licensees 
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada is launching a series of public consultation meetings throughout the province this winter to gain personal feedback from legal professionals and others.

Dec 8, 2014   News Release: Law Society recognized as GTA top employer for ninth time 
The Law Society has been recognized as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for the ninth year in a row.

Oct 30, 2014   News Release: MP and noted advocate to receive Law Society’s first Human Rights Award 
The Law Society of Upper Canada Treasurer Janet E. Minor today announced that The Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, will receive The Law Society of Upper Canada’s inaugural Human Rights Award at a special event on February 12, 2015.

Oct 30, 2014   News Release: Law Society launches consultation paper to address challenges faced by racialized licensees 
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada today released a consultation paper, Developing Strategies for Change: Addressing Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees, for input from the professions and the public. The deadline for written submissions is March 1, 2015.

Oct 7, 2014   News Release: Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for September 2014 
The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters. The Tribunal, which is an independent administrative tribunal within the Law Society, is responsible for processing, hearing and deciding these cases.

Oct 6, 2014   News Release: Law Society and the French Language Services Commissioner sign French Language Services protocol 
The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner are pleased to announce the establishment of a protocol to address complaints received about the Law Society’s French language services.

Sep 25, 2014   News Release: Law Society aims to create dialogue with ABS discussion paper 

The Law Society of Upper Canada released Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario: A Discussion Paper on September 24, 2014, to seek input from lawyers, paralegals, stakeholders and the public about Alternative Business Structures (ABS).