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 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 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 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
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 19, 2018
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The Divisional Court has dismissed an appeal by the Law Society of Ontario challenging an order that required the regulator to provide more disclosure to a lawyer facing an interim suspension.
It’s pretty clear that the governing body of the Law Society of Ontario must decrease in size.
As the number of benchers who govern the Law Society of Ontario has swelled to 100, the provincial regulator is considering reforms to make it a leaner entity.
A tribunal dismissed an appeal brought by the Law Society of Ontario, which claimed a hearing panel was wrong to find a lawyer who was found in contempt of court had not committed professional misconduct.
Faced with professional misconduct or conduct unbecoming allegations, too many lawyers and paralegals are not getting help and are trying to do it all alone.
A Cornwall, Ont. paralegal has brought a court application to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has opened the door for a former lawyer to practise law again after he was disbarred for assisting in $2.8 million worth of fraudulent real estate transactions.
As the Law Society of Ontario has endorsed a proposal to create a new law school at Ryerson University, some lawyers are questioning whether the province needs more law students at a time when there is a shortage of articling positions.
When the world changes, does the law change with it? This, of course, is a matter of where you are situated.
The Law Students’ Society of Ontario is calling for governance reforms at the provincial legal regulator to give students more of a say.