Legal Aid Ontario says that for now it plans to keep three legal centres that offer refugee law services, despite an announcement that the province will no longer provide funding for the services.
Legal Aid Ontario will see steep budget cuts under a budget released by the provincial government on April 11.
Several candidates in the Law Society of Ontario’s bencher election say they will donate a sum of money for every ballot cast by a lawyer who was called to the bar in the past decade.
The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday heard a dispute over the copyright of land surveys, with interveners from across the legal community.
Lawyers say new tax rules in the recently released federal budget provide clarification around some of the uncertainty faced by new cannabis businesses and medical cannabis users.
Luke’s Place, a non-profit in Ontario’s Durham Region that helps train lawyers to work with clients leaving abusive relationships, was recognized with annual awards from both Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.
Existing relationships between lawyers and their most profitable clients can be one of the best ways of bringing new business to a law firm — even if law firms may view sales as a “dirty word,” said business development executives at major Canadian firms.
It has been more than a decade since the Law Society of Ontario voted to enhance the retention and advancement of women, and some candidates for bencher say it’s time to tackle the issue again.
Artificial intelligence expert To Anh Tran said that in the wake of Europe’s privacy laws, other lawmakers must step up to minimize the concerns about bias and artificial intelligence. Tran was one of a panel of experts who spoke at the Law Society of Ontario’s event in Toronto March 6 to mark International Women’s Day.
Benchers at the Law Society of Ontario were divided at a Feb. 28 Convocation meeting over new proposed rules for Ontario’s Law Society Tribunal.