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.










 T. Jackson, The Hon. Justice R. Abella, S. Gibb, J. Fraser at Making Life Work



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


Congratulations Noel Semple!

We are delighted to congratulate Noel, our Visiting Scholar in Residence, on his recent appointment as Assistant Professor, at Windsor Law commencing this summer.  We wish you all the very best!  Your thought-provoking questions, insightful research, engaging teaching, and excellent tweeting are just a few of the things we’ll miss.  To read more about Noel’s research and writings, please see his bio page.


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.