The Centre for the Legal Profession (CLP) seeks to advance professionalism, ethics and public service throughout the legal profession.  As a catalyst for dialogue, debate and action between the different groups within the legal community and the public, the CLP is a place for education, training, research, outreach and advocacy on these important issues.


June 12: Becoming a Better Leader – Strengths based Leadership for Lawyers  AccredCPD logo

Diversity on Canadian Corporate Boards ( lunch series 12-1:30pm)  AccredCPD logo
April 25:   Gar Emerson  SOLD OUT
May 23:   The Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch
June 24:   Carol Hansell, Carol McNamara, J. Robert S. Pritchard

Sept. 19: Financial Systems Design conference (details coming soon)



Justice Swinton 012Revisiting the Civility Debate with Justice Katherine Swinton -  Summary

 Making Life Work: The Perpetual Balancing Act, Summary

Ethical Issues in the Law Firm Setting  – Agenda & Photos, Law Times Article, Webcast & transcript

Diversity on Canadian Corporate BoardsOp Ed by Prof. Anita Anand; Info about upoming lunch series


Changes are coming to Rules of Professional Conduct in OntarioEffective October 1, 2014, these changes will implement the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s Model Code of Professional Conduct.  More information, including a summary of substantive changes, is available

Our innovative, new program designed to address contemporary ethical challenges that arise at the intersection of law and business has begun. See our recent PELB Newsletter.