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Friday, March 03, 2017 @ 03:10 PM

LSUC makes engaging with public a priority to encourage better access to justice

Transparency, relevance and engagement with the public have become key issues for the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC.) ... [read more]

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

A friendly piece of advice can go far

Early in her career with a large Bay Street firm in Toronto, Sharon Silbert quickly learned to turn to fellow hires from her cohort year or a couple of trusted, slightly more senior associates when she wanted advice or an opinion on a legal or strategic matter. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

How firms can make the most of a near-hire

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Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

Heenan, 81, was labour law ‘giant’

This month the legal community in Canada said farewell to one of its leading lights. ... [read more]

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 02:16 PM

Free counselling available to jury members in Ontario

Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has launched a free counselling service to assist jurors who have been through a difficult trial. ... [read more]

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

LSUC votes to cap referral fees, alter advertising rules

After a lengthy debate on Feb. 23, the Law Society of Upper Canada voted to cap referral fees, insisting on increased transparency in the practice of collecting such fees, as well as approving new rules for advertising. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Uphill climb is an ‘unfortunate reality’

For young female lawyers, having more experienced women to lean on for support and encouragement, or for advice on the gender challenges for them in law, often goes a long way. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Can capital gain exemption work for your firm?

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:36 AM

Online platform provides financing documents to Canadian startups

Canadian startups and those looking to finance such ventures now have a new online tool to get the basic legal financial documents they need. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

Law schools across Canada set up journalist in residence programs

From Concordia University in Montreal to the University of Calgary, law schools across the country are setting up Journalist in Residence programs. ... [read more]