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

Mar 9, 2015   News Release: Best of legal professions to be recognized with Law Society awards 
The Law Society of Upper Canada will honour 11 outstanding members of the legal profession at its annual award ceremony on May 27, 2015.

Feb 27, 2015   News Release: The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses concern about the arrest and sentence of human rights lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov in Tajikistan 

 The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the arrest and sentence of human rights lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov in Tajikistan.


Feb 13, 2015   News Release: The Honourable Irwin Cotler receives Law Society of Upper Canada’s first Human Rights Award 
The Law Society of Upper Canada presented its inaugural Human Rights Award to The Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, at a ceremony in Toronto on February 12, 2015.

Jan 30, 2015   News Release: Study offers new insights to career paths in private practice of law 
Results of a study commissioned by the Law Society show that most new lawyers who begin their careers in private practice no longer follow the traditional career path that leads to partnership within a single law firm.

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.