Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
Event Detail: To learn more about the event click here
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 22, 2017
Event Detail: To see this year's winners click here
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The Law Students’ Society of Ontario is calling for governance reforms at the provincial legal regulator to give students more of a say.
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