Benchers Comment on Fate of LPP Program
A Lawyers Weekly article quotes Bencher Julian Falconer on the Law Practice Program (LPP) that offers law graduates an alternative to articling in Ontario is sparking a vigorous debate among Benchers of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Convocation will vote Nov. 9 on a raft of recommendations made Sept. 22 by its 14-member professional development and competence committee about the ‘Pathways’ pilot project on articling and the LPP.
Falconer stated, “Nothing, as far as I’m concerned, is off the table in these discussions. Convocation is going to have to have a substantive debate about these issues, so in my view, the sky is the limit in terms of options that we have to consider.”
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Majority of committee pushes to end Ontario articling alternative Lawyers Weekly, October 7, 2016