Media Room

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

Media contacts  

Director of Communications Roy Thomas (416)947-7619  rthomas@lsuc.on.ca
Manager, Communications Lisa Hall (416)947-7625  lhall@lsuc.on.ca
Communications Advisor Susan Tonkin (416)947-7605  stonkin@lsuc.on.ca

 

 

Recent News Releases

Aug 8, 2014   News Release: The Law Society condemns assassination of Libyan lawyer 
The Law Society of Upper Canada condemns the assassination of Salwa Bugaighis, prominent Libyan lawyer and human rights activist.

Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned about the murder of Pakistani lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the murder of Rashid Rehman, a prominent Pakistani human rights lawyer and regional coordinator for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in the Punjab province.


Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned by detention of Egyptian Lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the detention and sentencing of Mahienour El-Massry.


Jun 26, 2014   News Release: Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society 
Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society

Jun 20, 2014   News Release: Noted public servant to receive honorary doctorate from Law Society 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to John H. Sims, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa, June 23. 

 

 


Jun 16, 2014   News Release: Legal luminaries to receive honorary LLDs from Law Society 
A former judge of Ontario's highest court, a trailblazing advocate for inclusion and a leading law professor/author will each receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the Law Society this month. The presentations will take place at three Toronto Call to the Bar ceremonies at Roy Thomson Hall on June 19 and 20.

Jun 13, 2014   News Release: Extraordinary Hamilton advocate to receive honorary LLD 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to David F. Smye, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in London, June 16.