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Notice to the legal professions

January 14, 2019

On December 21, 2018, regulations were filed to amend the Rules of Civil Procedure, O. Reg. 536/18 and O. Reg. 537/18.   The January 1, 2019 changes are summarized on the Ministry of the Attorney General website and the Ontario Regulatory Registry.

Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of legal profession

December 11, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

Law Society approves lawyer licensing path that maintains transitional training, with enhancements

December 10, 2018 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario’s governing body today approved an option for lawyer licensing that retains the two, current transitional training pathways, with significant enhancements, as recommended by the Law Society’s Professional Development and Competence Committee.

December Convocation Webcast and Reports

December 07, 2018

Convocation will be held on December 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. View the materials and join the live webcast.

Law Society of Ontario recognized as Greater Toronto Top Employer for 2019

December 07, 2018 News Alert

Capping off a year that has been marked by changes big and small, the Law Society of Ontario has been named as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2019. This is the 13th year in a row that the Law Society has received this distinction.

Events

Bencher Election 2019 Nominations

February 08, 2019

The next Law Society bencher election on April 30, 2019 marks the first time that lawyer and paralegal benchers will be elected simultaneously in Ontario.

Archived 2019 Bencher Election webcast

January 10, 2019

Information webcast held on January 10

 
 

December Convocation Webcast

December 10, 2018 Convocation

Convocation will be held on December 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM. View the materials and join the webcast.

November Convocation Webcast

November 30, 2018 Convocation

Convocation was held on November 30, 2018. View the archived webcast.

Paralegal Welcome Reception

November 29, 2018

On November 29, the Law Society will host a reception in honour of invited newly licensed paralegals.