The City of Toronto is having an open house event for prospective articling students on June 25, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at Metro Hall (Room 308/309). If you are interested in articling with the City, you are highly encouraged to attend! Further information can be found at: https://www.toronto.ca/home/jobs/information-for-applicants/recruitment-initiatives/articling-at-the-city-of-toronto/
The Canadian Academy of Legal Studies in Business is having its 5th Annual Conference from May 3, 2018 to May 5, 2018 at the Pantages Hotel in Toronto. The keynote speaker is Justice Maryka Omatsu, one of our founding members! If you are interested in attending, the early bird registration fee is $200 and the» Read More
Congratulations to Rita Khullar, recently appointed to the Alberta Court of Appeal! Paula Simons: New appeal court Justice Ritu Khullar a reluctant role model
A big congratulations to Justice Amarshi, who was sworn in on March 27, 2018!
LEAF Toronto Branch is hosting a panel at Torys LLP on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 to discuss cyberviolence against women and their privacy rights. There will be a great panel of experts in the field who will discuss substantive legal issues, as well practice-related insights from privacy law practitioners. Event details and registration is as follows: LEAF» Read More
FACL invites all members to attend the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) 2018 Canada Lecture on Contemporary Issues in Freedom of Expression, delivered by The Honourable Mr. Justice Russell Juriansz of the Ontario Court of Appeal. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at J140 in the Jackman Law Building, University» Read More
The Counsel Network has released the results of their 2018 In-House Counsel Compensation and Career Survey Report, which can be downloaded on their website at: https://www.thecounselnetwork.com/in-house-counsel-compensation-and-career-survey/ Highlights include: gender wage gap still exists ethnic diversity remains a challenge demographics are shifting but in-house counsel remain optimistic regarding the future The Counsel Network’s press release is below. Press» Read More
FACL congratulates Justice Hafeez Amarshi on his appointment to the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton! Further details can be found in the Government of Ontario Newsroom.
Are you interested in pitching for work from major companies and financial institutions such as Indigo, Home Depot, Cineplex, Capitalone, Bruce Power, Nissan Canada, Interac, and at least fifteen others? Be sure to sign up for the Diversity Pitch Event which will be held on March 7, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm. Further details below – applicants must be called to» Read More
Blakes’ Grit and Growth Mindset for Career Success Workshop On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Blakes is hosting a half-day workshop from 3pm to 5:30pm for lawyers working in-house who are women of colour. The session will be led by Aracely Muñoz, an expert on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and gender and racioethnic barriers in the workplace, and» Read More