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Law Society Board approves 2021 budget: Reduces fees for a second year & establishes COVID-19 Response Fund

November 27, 2020 News Releases

Today, the Law Society of Ontario’s governing body (Convocation) approved the organization’s 2021 budget, which reduces annual fees for licensees, continues the operational focus on proportionate regulation and burden reduction, and decreases the Society’s overall spending on operations.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to Holocaust survivor Max Eisen

November 24, 2020 Media Advisories

At the November 27, 2020 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and educator Tibor “Max” Eisen.

Access to Justice Week 2020: Impacts of the Pandemic

October 26, 2020 News Releases

Ontario’s The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) presents the fifth Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) from October 26 to 30.

Malcolm Mercer appointed as Chair of the Law Society Tribunal

October 22, 2020 News Releases

Malcolm Mercer has been appointed as Chair of the Law Society Tribunal.

2019 Annual Report Now Available

August 10, 2020 News Releases

The Law Society’s 2019 Annual Report and Financial Statements are now available. Read more.

Teresa Donnelly elected as Treasurer of Law Society of Ontario

June 26, 2020 News Releases

The Law Society of Ontario’s governing board today elected Teresa Donnelly as Treasurer. The Treasurer is the top-elected official of the Law Society, which regulates Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest.

Candidates for the Office of Treasurer

May 15, 2020 News Releases

At the close of nominations on May 14, 2020 at 5 p.m., the following benchers (in alphabetical order) have been nominated for the Office of Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario for the 2020-21 term commencing June 26:   Teresa Donnelly, nominated by Robert Burd and Nancy Lockhart Philip H. Horgan, nominated by John F. Fagan and Cheryl R. Lean

Call for applications - Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee

May 11, 2020 News Releases

The Law Society is currently seeking applications from qualified lawyers for appointment to the Ontario Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee.   

Law Society implements online delivery of licensing examinations

May 05, 2020 News Releases

The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) has informed licensing candidates that the cancelled March Solicitor examination will move to an online delivery model. 

Law Society announces 2020 award recipients

March 13, 2020 News Releases

Members of Ontario's legal professions will be recognized for their outstanding career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony at Osgoode Hall. 

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