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LSO adopts review of ‘good character’ requirement, motion to ban adjudicators from being elected benchers fails

Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 11:39 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Two motions were meant to be discussed at the Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) Annual General Meeting on May 9, but only one made it to the floor as the motion on the “good character” requirement was withdrawn after the LSO committed to a review of its policies.

“After consulting benchers and staff on the proposals in the motion, I have determined that the law society will undertake a review as requested in that notice of motion. I communicated this decision to the mover of the...