News Release: Candidates for the next Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario confirmed
close of nominations on May 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., the following benchers (in
alphabetical order) have been nominated for the office of Treasurer of the Law
Society of Ontario for the term commencing June 28, 2018:
Earnshaw, nominated by Susan Richer and Andrew Spurgeon
News Release: Amendments to legislation make Law Society of Ontario name change official
Toronto, ON — Amendments to the Law Society Act received royal assent today, making the “Law Society of Ontario” the official name for the province’s legal regulator. The amendments were contained in the provincial government’s budget legislation, Bill 31, Plan for Care and Opportunity Act .
News Release: Law Society announces 2018 award recipients
of Ontario's legal professions will be recognized for their exceptional career
achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society
Awards ceremony on May 23, 2018, at Osgoode Hall.|
News Release: Law Society of Ontario appoints Diana Miles as CEO
|Convocation, the Law Society's governing body, approved Ms. Miles' appointment this morning at a special meeting.|
News Release: Law Society appoints Marilyn Marshall as new Complaints Resolution Commissioner
The Law Society of Ontario has appointed Marilyn Marshall as its new Complaints Resolution Commissioner. Ms. Marshall will serve a two-year term, beginning on April 1, 2018.
News Release: Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of legal prof(1)
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.
Lawyers should be able to exercise their legitimate duties without fear for their lives, for their liberty or for their security.
News Release: Law Society named Greater Toronto Top Employer for 12th consecutive year
For the 12th year in a row, the Law Society has been named as one of Greater Toronto’s 2018 Top Employers.
News Release: Law Society’s governing body approves plans to regulate contingency fees for better public access and protection
|The Law Society’s governing body today approved overwhelmingly a report with several recommendations to protect access to justice for the public, while ensuring protection from unscrupulous practices and unreasonable fees.|
News Release: Law Society benchers approve action plan to improve access to justice for families via special licensing for paralegals and others
|The Law Society’s governing body today approved, in principle, an action plan to help improve access to justice for Ontario families.|