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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
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
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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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Recently, I had the honour of being invited to take part in and speak at a celebration of the life of Wylie Spicer.
The Supreme Court of Canada has found that the Law Society Appeal Tribunal erred when it found lawyer Joseph Groia committed professional misconduct during a case that ended more than a decade ago, and the SCC has dismissed the complaints against him.
Amid a consultation process to develop possible alternatives to articling, the Law Society of Ontario is considering whether to change the licensing procedure for law school graduates, including an option to eliminate articling.
The legal profession plays a pivotal role in the creation and preservation of an equal and just society.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has rejected an interlocutory motion to suspend the licence of a lawyer accused of child pornography offences.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal brought by a former lawyer whose licence was revoked by the Law Society of Ontario for her participation in mortgage fraud.
A tribunal panel heard Jeremy Diamond’s appeal Wednesday morning of a finding that he had failed to co-operate with a Law Society of Ontario investigation.
The Law Society of Ontario is set to consider whether to endorse Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.
Various professional organizations provide for very comprehensive codes of conduct. Some groups have expanded their codes to include such things as principles for diversity. Just about everyone agrees that these constitute fine statements to which people should aspire. Some disagree and believe they should not be forced to sign documents to abide by such principles. Others disagree, claiming that the principles do not go far enough.
A group of lawyers has launched an independent campaign questioning the requirement for members of the profession in Ontario to sign a statement of principles.