LF1-3 Crown Attorney -Manitoba Justice, The Pas, MB

Closing date is May 29, 2020.. Learn More  

COVID -19 Update: Articling and other New Resources and Notices

Articling We recognize that a very significant issue for lawyers, law firms and articling students (both the current and incoming class) revolves around the ability of law firms to effectively supervise articling students remotely, the impact on students’ ability to complete their articles and obtain their Call to the Bar. We are working to address […]

COVID-19 Update: Video Witnessing of Land Titles Documents

Video Witnessing of Land Titles Documents The Law Society has been working with the Land Titles Office to find ways for lawyers to meet their professional obligations while ensuring that they, their staff and their clients remain safe. The witnessing requirements of The Real Property Act have posed a particular challenge. In consultation with the […]

LF1-2 Crown Attorney – Manitoba Justice

Closing date is April 20, 2020. Learn More  

COVID-19 Update: Engaging with Stakeholders & Important Reminders

Engaging with Stakeholders to Provide COVID-19 Updates As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, we are engaging with various stakeholder groups such as the government, courts and Teranet Manitoba to provide important updates to Manitoba lawyers and to address issues that have been identified by the profession. These circumstances are raising challenging issues for the […]

Civil Litigation Lawyer – Roblin West Law

Looking for civil litigation lawyer, with a strong emphasis in family law with a minimum 3-5 years experience to join an established law firm in West Winnipeg. Contact Don at Roblin West Law (at rwl@roblinwestlaw.com) for more information.  

COVID – 19 Updates: More LSM News and Resources

AMR Filing Extended to May 1, 2020 The usual deadline for filing the Annual Member Report is April 1, 2020. Although most of you complete it on-line, we appreciate that many of you are occupied by more pressing issues in your practice as you respond to the COVID-19 crisis. In the circumstances, the Law Society […]

Anti-Money Laundering Requirements

The Law Society understands that members may face challenges in meeting their obligations under the anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules. While we continue to expect that members will do everything possible to meet all of their obligations, we recognize that it may be challenging to verify a client’s identity where the member and his/her […]

Execution of Affidavits and Declarations

Clarification Note: The Law Society has been advised that the Court’s accommodation as set out here applies to documents filed in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and in the Manitoba Court of Appeal. The Court is making an accommodation that affidavits and declarations that are subject to formal requisites (i.e. they have to be […]

Court Filing Deadlines

If your practice involves any Court work, please note the Registry offices of the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal remain open for filing, see COVID-19 Update. The Court has now confirmed they are not changing any filing deadlines. This means deadlines and timelines for filing a pleading or other such document […]