viii ONTARIO REPORTS APRIL 13, 2018
Recent rule and by-law amendments
The Law Society By-Laws, lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct
and the Paralegal Professional Conduct Guidelines were amended
regarding the following matters:
By-Law 7.1 and lawyers’ conduct rules amended re: electronic registration of
Amendments to Rules 6.1-5 and 6.1-6 and By-Law 7.1 reflect recent changes to the
Paralegal guidelines amended re: language rights
The paralegal guidelines were amended to enhance guidance to paralegals in
situations where clients should be made aware of their right to use an official or
statutorily recognized language of their choice.
For more information, see Convocation Update for January and February at
lso.ca/Convocation. For all rules and by-laws visit lso.ca/rules.
Notice to the Professions