Canadian Law Societies should pay attention to Stephen Mayson’s work

Will it be déjà vu all over again? In the early 2000s, there was a high degree of angst among Canadian law societies as concerns about the ‘loss of self-regulation’ were ever present. Largely as a result of the work of Sir David Clementi in England and the proposed stripping of regulation from the Law Society and Bar Council, Canadian legal regulators were worried a similar result might happen in Canada. The Legal Services Act 2007 was passed; the Solicitors

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