In a relatively split decision earlier this month, Ontario’s regulator for legal practitioners squashed a motion allowing lawyers and paralegals to choose whether to submit a controversial “statement of principles’ to the law society by the end of the year.
More options to obtain CPD credits in New Brunswick for practitioners are opening up, courtesy of uLawPractice.
Voting is now underway at the Law Society of Upper Canada as benchers decide to consider a motion to implement an ability for conscientious objectors to opt-out of signing on to the LSUC’s controversial new statement of principles.
Topics: Statement of Principles
Lawyers and paralegals have spent years of their lives learning a highly specialized body of knowledge, a whole different language, used to deal with complicated abstract topics few people outside of the profession could ever even begin to understand.
Retirement has finally come for a longtime Thornhill lawyer who was found to be liable for a long list of dubious acts allegedly unbecoming of a lawyer in Ontario.
Four years after pleading guilty to a flurry of indictable offenses a Toronto Paralegal is expected to surrender his licence.
Topics: Law Society Tribunal Decisions