Canadian Legal Practice


We are thrilled to introduce the “Navigating Canadian Legal Practice Series,” a new and dynamic collection of articles tailored for Internationally Trained Lawyers. This series is designed to offer invaluable insights and guidance for navigating the complexities of Canadian law. Whether you are an experienced lawyer or just embarking on your legal career, these resources provide a rich source of knowledge and practical advice. Enhance your practice and deepen your understanding of the legal landscape in Canada with our new series.

The Role of the Law Society of Ontario

December 12, 2023

With its diverse responsibilities spanning regulation, education, and advocacy, the Law Society works to maintain the public’s trust, preserve the integrity of the legal profession, and ensure that legal practitioners uphold the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics. In essence, the Law Society of Ontario stands as a reliable guardian, shaping the legal landscape for the advancement of society at large.

Professional Responsibility Rules for ITLs

November 10, 2023

Becoming a proficient lawyer extends beyond merely mastering laws and precedents. Rule 5.6-1 of the Rules of Professional Conduct serves as a beacon for all lawyers, urging them to go beyond the basic adherence to the law. It calls upon lawyers to foster respect for the law within society and strive for the betterment of the justice system. In this post, we examine the implications of this rule and delve into the nuanced balance it requires between exercising caution and demonstrating courage.

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