Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
This week, voting begins for the Law Society of Ontario’s bencher election.
The development of crypto-currencies, which use blockchain technology, has given rise to some pressing legal questions. These questions may seem relevant only to those who trade in crypto-currencies.
I was at an event this week (of course, on the upcoming bencher election that Law Times has been covering thoroughly) and candidate Billeh Hamud commented that the profession runs about 30 years behind the rest of society.
The Law Society of Ontario has implemented a policy requiring its licensed lawyers and paralegals to create and abide by an individual statement of principles.
I think a legal topic has hit peak coverage when you find people who aren’t lawyers who have suddenly become keenly interested in it.
This bencher election is a significantly important one. A self-regulating profession needs regulators who represent a mix of experience, balance, compassion, energy, engagement and a concern for its members.
If you ask most people what they love about their jobs, they’ll list a lot of things that make their work meaningful.
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is law in Ontario by the International Sales Conventions Act.
In 2017, women in Canada earned an average of $0.87 for every dollar earned by men, Statistics Canada has reported.
The unusual aspect of tackling problems is that we usually do not engage with them unless we have a self interest to do so or we’re told why the issue needs to change and understand it on a deeper level.