Professional regulation

Law society opens applications for Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee

Law society opens applications for Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee

LSO announces recent positions to Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario

New Canadian Bar Association president to focus on non-traditional career paths, mental health

New Canadian Bar Association president to focus on non-traditional career paths, mental health

New president is first public sector lawyer to lead the CBA

Judicial review sought on decision to close complaint against Justice David Spiro

Judicial review sought on decision to close complaint against Justice David Spiro

Application alleges findings ‘internally inconsistent,’ ‘not based on rational chain of analysis’

Douglas Elliott, minority rights advocate and activist, receives LLD from Law Society

Douglas Elliott, minority rights advocate and activist, receives LLD from Law Society

Law Society dubs lawyer a ‘leading expert in public law, class actions and Charter litigation’

Law Society of Ontario seeking input from profession on regulatory approaches to licensee competence

Law Society of Ontario seeking input from profession on regulatory approaches to licensee competence

Peer assessment, support for sole-practitioners and small firms and tech competence among key themes

Law Society gives honourary LLD to family law specialist George Czutrin

Law Society gives honourary LLD to family law specialist George Czutrin

Under his leadership, Czutrin saw the successful expansion of the unified family court