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Latest News: 2022

June Convocation Update

June 28, 2022 Convocation News

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Law Society seeks feedback: How to support legal professionals with succession planning

June 28, 2022 News Releases

The Professional Regulation Committee has launched a consultation process to obtain feedback on a recommendation from the Trustee Services Working Group to implement a mandatory succession planning requirement for licensees in private practice.

Law Society presented honorary LLDs to eight exemplary individuals

June 28, 2022 News Releases

The Law Society of Ontario honored several distinguished individuals with a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) at the Call to the Bar ceremonies held earlier this month.

Committee proposes updates to Inclusion Index approach

June 23, 2022 News Releases

The Law Society’s Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee (EIAC) is bringing forwarda report to the June 28 meeting of Convocation that reaffirms its commitment to strengthening equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in Ontario’s legal workplaces.

Jacqueline Horvat elected as Treasurer of Law Society of Ontario

June 15, 2022 News Releases

The Law Society of Ontario’s governing board today elected Jacqueline Horvat as Treasurer for the 2022-23 term. The Treasurer is the top-elected official of the Law Society, which regulates Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest. Ms. Horvat will take office at the June 28 Board meeting (known as “Convocation").

Law Society Call to the Bar Ceremonies this month

June 02, 2022 Media Advisories

The Law Society of Ontario will host eight Call to the Bar Ceremonies over the next few weeks. At each ceremony, a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) will be conferred upon a distinguished individual in recognition of outstanding achievements in the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice.

May Convocation Update

May 26, 2022 Convocation News

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Law Society’s new framework enhances career-long competence of lawyers and paralegals and responds to Ontarian’s legal needs

May 26, 2022 News Releases

The Law Society’s Board of Directors (Convocation) has approved several initiatives that enhance the career-long competence of lawyers and paralegals, protect the public and respond to the legal needs of Ontarians.

Nominations for 2023 Human Rights Award – open until Oct. 3, 2022

May 25, 2022

The Law Society Human Rights Award, established in 2013, recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of human rights and/or the promotion of the rule of law provincially, nationally or internationally

Law Society of Ontario sues NCA Exam Guru

May 25, 2022 News Releases

The Law Society of Ontario has commenced a civil action against NCA Exam Guru and its principal, Aamer Chaudhry.

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