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Latest News: 2021

External Appointments

May 20, 2021

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. The following appointment was recently made.  

Law Society Awards 2021: Recognizing Excellence

May 20, 2021 Media Advisories

The recipients of the Law Society Awards 2021 will be honoured at a virtual reception, hosted by Treasurer Teresa Donnelly.

Treasurer Nominations

May 13, 2021 News Releases

As of the close of nominations of candidates for the election of Treasurer on May 13, 2021 at 5 p.m., there was one candidate nominated for the election of Treasurer.

2020 Annual Report Now Available

May 07, 2021

The Law Society’s 2020 Annual Report and Financial Statements are now available.

Law Society to launch innovative technological legal services pilot project

April 23, 2021 News ReleasesGazette

Today, the Law Society of Ontario’s Board of Directors (also known as Convocation), approved a five-year pilot project which will allow the Law Society to assess the potential benefits of innovative technological legal services (ITLS) while enhancing public protection.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to distinguished litigator and counsel Barbara McIsaac

April 19, 2021 Media Advisories

At the April 22 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to distinguished litigator and counsel Barbara McIsaac, one of Canada’s pre-eminent experts in privacy law and access to information law.

Prominent human rights lawyer to receive Law Society’s Human Rights Award

March 11, 2021 News Releases

Prominent human rights lawyer, outstanding academic and exceptional international legal advocate Payam Akhavan is the recipient of the Law Society of Ontario’s Human Rights Award. A virtual event will take place in June.

Law Society announces 2021 award recipients

March 10, 2021 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, which will be held virtually, on May 26, 2021.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to Street Nurse Cathy Crowe

February 23, 2021 News ReleasesMedia Advisories

At the February 25 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to nurse, educator, homelessness activist, filmmaker and author Cathy Crowe.

External Appointments

January 26, 2021 News Releases

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. A number of appointments were recently made.

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