The Federation of Law Societies has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to the Model Code of Professional Conduct, addressing issues related primarily to technological competence and the return to the practice of law by former judges. Prepared by the...
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is the national coordinating body of the 14 law societies mandated by provincial and territorial law to regulate Canada’s 117,000 lawyers, Quebec’s 4,500 notaries and Ontario’s 8,000 independent paralegals in the public interest.
Canada’s Law Societies
Every lawyer in Canada and notary in Quebec is required by law to be a member of a law society and to be governed by its rules.