The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved a new alternative to traditional 10-month articling requirement meaning that aspiring lawyers in Ontario can qualify via additional study and work placement.
The Avocats Hors Quebec (AHQ), the group representing members of the Barreau du Québec working abroad, has launched a new website for its members. The site includes a regular newsletter, forum and members only area.
As EU-Canada economic and trade agreement talks gather momentum there are exciting prospects for future business between Canada and the UK. The message from speakers at a market briefing for solicitors attending the IBA annual conference as part of a joint Law Society - UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) delegation was positive as the Canadian market recovers from the global economic downturn.