As the national voice of Canada’s law societies, the Federation of Law Societies of Canada is involved in court action where issues related to the governance of the legal profession and core values of public importance are being challenged.

  • Her Majesty the Queen, et al. v. Derek Brassington, et al. SCC 37476
  • Iggillis Inc. v. Minister of National Revenue, 2017 FC A-465-16
  • Groia v. Law Society of Upper Canada, 2017 SCC 37122
  • Sidney Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2016 SCC 36583
  • Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta v. Board of Governors of the University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 36460
  • Attorney General of Canada (Canada Revenue Agency) v. Chambre des notaires du Québec et al, 2015 SCC 35892
  • Canada (National Revenue) v. Thompson, SCC 35590
  • SOCAN (Federation and CanLII were  joint intervenors), 2011 SCC 33800
  • Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP 2013 SCC 39 
  • Gilles Doré v. Pierre Bernard, in his capacity as Assistant Syndic of the Barreau du Québec, et al, 2012 SCC 12
  • Ontario (Public Safety and Security) v. Criminal Lawyers Association, 2010 SCC 23
  • Canada (Privacy Commissioner) v. Blood Tribe Department of Health, 2008 SCC 44
  • The Law Society of Upper Canada v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, The Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants and the Attorney General of Canada , 2007 FCA
  • Adil Charkaoui v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, et al., 2006 SCC
  • Potter v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, 2006 NSCA