Peter Beach

Lawyer Bencher Candidate – East Region

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Background

Peter Beach is a criminal lawyer in a small firm in Ottawa. He was called to the Bar in England i 1970 and practiced as a criminal barrister from 1974 to 1982. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1984 and has practiced here ever since. He was elected as the Regional Bencher for the East Region in 2015.

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Sid Troister, Joe Groia and Anne Vespry

Something the LSO does that it should stop doing

Stop expanding its mandate and concentrate on the core issues that relate directly to the profession.

Something the LSO doesn't do that it should start doing

Communicating effectively with members.

website

www.peterbeach.ca

email

pbeach@beachstarkie.ca

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Enhancing Legal Aid via the private Bar.
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Artificial Intelligence in Legal Service Delivery

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The Law Society needs to do a radical rethink about entry into the profession.
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I generally agree with the report of the task force to Convocation in May 2016.
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Reconciliation and Indigenous Communities

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Specific Enhancements to Licensing System

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Diversity and Inclusivity Priorities

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Scope of practice for paralegals and non-licensees

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Paralegal practice should not be expanded and paralegals should be closely supervised.

FOLA asks: Thoughts on Funding Staffed Local Law Libraries

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I support the funding of local law libraries.

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