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
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
The Canadian law degree, as we know it, needs to be seriously re-thought, and a future Ryerson law school might be just the kind of disruption our legal education market needs.
A proposal to have a working group review the good character requirements by the Law Society of Ontario has been withdrawn after the LSO indicated its willingness to take on the project of its own accord.
A disbarred lawyer is appealing after a judge sentenced him to seven years in jail for his role in a $1.5-million small-business-loan fraud.
A small claims deputy judge has ordered a lawyer to pay punitive damages after he threatened criminal charges against a physiotherapist who was bringing a civil action against him.
Lawyers are calling on the Law Society of Ontario to confirm whether it considers systemic factors when determining whether Indigenous candidates meet the “good character” requirement to become a lawyer.
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.