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Latest News: 2022

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.

2022 Law Society Awards: Recognizing Excellence

May 24, 2022 Media Advisories

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 on May 25, 2022.

Candidates for the Office of Treasurer

May 12, 2022

At the close of nominations on May 12, 2022 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 2022-23 term commencing June 28:

April Convocation Update

April 28, 2022 Convocation News

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A letter from the Treasurer to candidates impacted by licensing examination changes

April 13, 2022

I want to provide further context and address some of the concerns we have heard from you regarding the change to the timeline and move to an in-person examination method for the 2022 – 2023 licensing cycle.

Law Society provides update on investigation into licensing examinations

April 13, 2022 News Releases

The investigation into the Law Society’s licensing examinations is complex and evolving quickly.

Update for the 2022 – 2023 licensing examinations cycle

April 07, 2022 News Releases

Today, the Law Society of Ontario is announcing an update to the timeline and plans for licensing examinations for lawyers and paralegals for the 2022 – 2023 licensing cycle.

External Appointments

April 06, 2022

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. The following appointments were recently made:Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Toronto Danielle BastaracheJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Northwest Hope BusetJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Central West Michelle Zare

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