THE LAWYER’S DAILY – Does the Law Society Tribunal have a duty to accommodate

How does this duty to accommodate play out with professional regulatory bodies such as the provincial law societies? The Law Society of Upper Canada, for example, is not an employer in relation to its almost 70,000 member licensees, and its mandate is to protect the public; the LSUC is a self-regulating body. It is responsible for granting, temporarily suspending and revoking a licensee’s ability to practice law and thus earn a living.

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