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The legal profession, like the law itself, is slow to change. However, facing growing economic pressure and competition, lawyers and paralegals have had to look for new ways to keep themselves afloat. After all, law isn’t just a calling – … Continue reading
Ontario paralegals and lawyers are in heated debates over the merits of a new requirement by the Law Society to adopt a “statement of principles” acknowledging an obligation to promote equality, diversity, and inclusion. Last December, the Law Society benchers … Continue reading
Canada’s oldest law society is getting a name change. On Thursday, September 28, the Law Society of Upper Canada voted 33 to 11 in favour of a motion to discard “Upper Canada” from its name at its first fall Convocation … Continue reading
What’s best for lawyers and paralegals isn’t always best for the people they serve. The Law Society of Upper Canada regulates the legal professions in Ontario in the public interest. It’s part of its mandate to ensure the public gets … Continue reading