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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 […]

Bill 28: Amendments to the Legal Profession Act

On March 9, 2020 the Provincial Government introduced Bill 28, which proposes amendments to The Legal Profession Amendment Act to expand the scope of services that can be provided by persons other than lawyers and articling students. In 2018 the Benchers of the Law Society approved a Report from the Special Committee on Alternate Legal […]

2020 Bencher Election – Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The 2020 Bencher Election will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Online voting polls will open Monday, April 20, 2020, and close 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. In this election, there are 11 vacancies for the 12 Elected Bencher positions. The current Vice-President of the Law Society is from the City of […]