The lawyers of Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP, as licensees of the Law Society of Upper Canada, confirm that they stand for and have adopted the following principles:
A recognition of the diversity of the Ontario public;
A recognition that the Law Society is committed to inclusive legal workplaces in Ontario, a reduction of barriers created by racism, unconscious bias and discrimination and better representation of racialized licensees in the legal professions in all legal workplaces and at all levels of seniority;
A recognition that there is a special responsibility as a member of the legal profession to protect the dignity of all individuals, and to respect human rights laws in force in Ontario; and
An acknowledgement of an obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion generally and in behaviour towards colleagues, employees, clients and the public.
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