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Latest News: 2022

Law Society announces 2022 award recipients

March 21, 2022 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 on May 25, 2022.

New dates for March barrister and solicitor examinations announced

March 12, 2022 News Releases

Registered candidates will now be able to proceed with writing the barrister examination from April 5 to 8 and the solicitor examination from April 26 to 29.

Licensing examinations cancelled to protect public interest and integrity of examination process

March 05, 2022 News Releases

To protect the public and the integrity of its licensing process, the Law Society has undertaken the decision to cancel the upcoming barrister and solicitor examinations, scheduled to be written from March 8 to 11, and March 22 to 25, respectively. 

External Appointments

March 01, 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:Family Rules Committee Karen Lindsay-SkynnerJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - East region JP McAvoyJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - West region Pamela MunnRead more about the Law Society's External Appointments.

February Convocation Update

February 24, 2022 Convocation News

Read the news from February Convocation.

New Deposit Insurance Protection Rules for Trust Funds effective April 30, 2022

February 22, 2022

The Government of Canada has made important changes to the rules governing deposit insurance protection for funds held in trust under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.

Homewood Health cyber security incident affecting the Member Assistance Program

January 31, 2022

The Law Society is sharing important information from Homewood Health regarding a cyber security incident impacting Homewood Health systems, which delivers health and wellness services across Canada.

Law Society of Ontario’s Equity Legal Education Series to deliver dynamic programming lineup in 2022

January 13, 2022 Media Advisories

The Law Society of Ontario is pleased to present the 2022 Equity Legal Education Series, featuring 12 programs aimed at promoting awareness, education and discussion among members of the public and the legal professions on the challenges and opportunities for Francophone, Indigenous and equality-seeking communities in law and the legal profession. 

External Appointments - Call for Applications

January 06, 2022 Notice to the Professions

The Law Society is currently seeking applications from qualified lawyers and paralegals for: Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee – Toronto region

External Appointments

January 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 Review Council Bassam Azzi

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