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6 things we know about Canada’s new Chief Justice Wagner

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jan 22, 2018 4:09:34 PM

Change is in the air for Canada’s top court, and it’s in the form of a new Chief Justice whose legal decisions will likely leave a lasting mark on Canadian jurisprudence for years to come.

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American lawyer "borrows" $120k, gets disbarred in Ontario

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jan 18, 2018 1:28:03 PM

The money was supposed to be for a client’s “matrimonial matter”, but somehow more than $100,000 unlawfully ended up in the hands of a sticky-fingered practitioner from south of the border.

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Ontario paralegals to become 'officers of the court'

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jan 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM

For years it was never certain, but now Ontario’s more than 8000 paralegals are set to be deemed “officers of the court”, similar to that of lawyers.

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Law Society of Ontario urges Maldives to give lawyers their licenses back

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jan 4, 2018 5:51:14 PM

 

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Topics: Maldives, Law Society of Ontario, authoritarianism

Lawyers have 12 months to prepare for LSUC name change

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 21, 2017 11:20:57 AM

 

 

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Introducing uLawPractice - your legal accounting assistant

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 21, 2017 10:41:42 AM

Today’s world of legal accounting and practice management has never been easier and more cost effective for legal firms wishing to conduct business competitively in the 21st century.

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Opponents to LSUC's 'compelled speech' policy lose 38-16

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 8, 2017 5:04:52 AM

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.

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Topics: Statement of Principles, lsuc, mandatory requirement, bencher, joe groia, non-compliance, racialized, compelled speech

Law Society of New Brunswick approves uLaw CPD courses

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 6, 2017 5:32:13 AM

More options to obtain CPD credits in New Brunswick for practitioners are opening up, courtesy of uLawPractice.

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Topics: CPD, New Brunswick

NO JARGON: So lawyers can understand legal accounting

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 5, 2017 11:55:57 AM

How Legal accountants work as translators

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LSUC releases guide, benchers mull exemption for statement of principles

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 1, 2017 8:54:57 AM

 

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.

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Topics: Statement of Principles