Back in 2017, we published a blog post which outlined where to find current and previous versions of the Law Society’s Rules of Professional Conduct and Paralegal Rules of Conduct. Since a few things have changed, we have provided an update below.
Every so often, we’re asked to find previous versions of a Law Society of Ontario Rule of Professional Conduct. It’s not as straightforward as doing a legislative history of a section of a statute – not that a legislative history is always straightforward!
Believe it or not, the sources you need to trace the history of most Law Society Rules of Professional Conduct can be found on the web. It’s the path to the answer that can be tricky.
The Law Society’s Rules of Professional Conduct and Paralegal Rules of Conduct set out the professional and ethical obligations of Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals. This is a quick guide to finding current and previous versions of both sets of rules. Continue reading “Professional Conduct Rules”