Retirement Notice: Steve Pengelly

  • 25 octobre 2017

After a serving as the Ontario Bar Association’s Executive Director and Counsel for more than a decade, Steve Pengelly has announced his plan to retire. The timing of Steve’s departure will be be finalized pending the appointment of his successor, but will most likely occur at the end of 2017 or early in 2018.

2018 Increase to Civil Litigation Transaction Levy

  • 17 octobre 2017

At the September 28th Law Society of Upper Canada Convocation, LawPro announced base premium pricing for 2018, along with changes to the insurance program, including a change to the civil litigation transaction levy as follows:

Law Society Activities

  • 13 octobre 2017

Law Society Name Change; Equality Diversity and Inclusion; Information session on new obligations; Second Annual Access to Justice Week; Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration; CANFest 2017.

MAG enhancing e-Filing service on October 23, 2017, available across Ontario in November.

  • 04 octobre 2017

This year the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General introduced a new online service for filing civil claims for six locations in the Superior Court of Justice. The service, which can be accessed here, has been available in the pilot locations of Brampton, Ottawa, London, Newmarket and Sudbury for approximately five months and in Toronto for two months.