Law Society of Ontario: proposal for increased transparency


The Professional Regulation Committee of the Law Society of Ontario has put forward a proposal to require licensees to provide additional personal and business information to the Law Society, which would then be required to disclose such information if it serves the public interest, particularly as consumers are selecting legal professionals.  Examples of such information would be “a more comprehensive list of criminal and other charges, findings of guilt, business and trade names, and licensure in other provinces.” 

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