What's New

New Appeal Division Members​

April 28, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Michelle M. Lomazzo, C. Scott Marshall, Geneviève Painchaud, Lubomir Poliacik, Julia Shin Doi, Megan E. Shortreed and Eric Whist have been appointed to the Tribunal’s Appeal Division. As with all Appeal Division members, they also remain members of the Hearing Division.

Office Closure​

April 15, 2020

Further to our previous message regarding the cancellation of all Tribunal hearings from now until April 30, 2020, please be advised that the Tribunal office will now be operating remotely until May 31, 2020. While the physical Tribunal office is closed, we are available to answer questions by email and by phone, accept documents electronically, and will be holding proceeding management conferences and pre-hearing conferences by teleconference.

For updates, follow our Twitter account for up-to-the-minute Tribunal news.


March 13, 2020

Due to concerns about COVID-19, the Tribunal will be cancelling all in-person hearings until at least April 30th, 2020. All proceeding management and pre-hearing conferences will be held by teleconference; parties before the Tribunal will be contacted to sort out the details.

Please follow us on Twitter to receive up-to-the-minute news about Tribunal proceedings, including the resumption of our hearings schedule.

We thank you for your understanding.

New Rules​

December 2, 2019

On November 29, 2019, Convocation passed the new Tribunal Rules of Practice and Procedure and Forms, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020. These new Rules have adopted a number of modern approaches and best practices, and were drafted with the goal of increasing accessibility, accommodation, and clarity.

Two new Tribunal guides​

November 5, 2019

We have created two new guides to help people better understand how to work with the Law Society Tribunal. Click to read the Guide for Witnesses and the Guide for Attending a Hearing.

2018 Annual Report​

October 5, 2019

The Law Society has a new name!​​

May 5, 2018

As of May 8, 2018, all Tribunal rules and forms have been updated to reflect the change from the Law Society of Upper Canada to their new name, the Law Society of Ontario.

2017 Annual Report​

January 23, 2018