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New Access to Justice Initiative: Civil Society Organizations 

Recently the Law Society introduced changes to the Rules and Code of Professional Conduct, to allow lawyers to deliver legal services through Civil Society Organizations (CSO). Registered charities and not-for-profits can now apply to the Law Society to be registered as a CSO, and upon approval, offer legal services to their clients on-site through a […]

We’re Hiring – Auditor Inspector

The Law Society of Manitoba is the independent regulator of approximately 2,000 practicing lawyers that comprise the legal profession in Manitoba. The Law Society’s mandate is to protect the public interest by ensuring that legal services are delivered by a competent, honourable and independent legal profession. The work of an auditor inspector helps protect the […]

Nominations for the 2021 Richard J. Scott Award Now Open

The Richard J. Scott Award is presented annually by the Law Society of Manitoba to an individual who advances the rule of law through advocacy, litigation, teaching, research or writing. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, September 30. For more information about this award and and how to submit a nomination, visit the Richard J. […]

Announcing Indigenous Advisory Committee Members

For Immediate Release: The Law Society of Manitoba appoints members to new Indigenous Advisory Committee chaired by the Honourable Murray Sinclair to help guide ongoing work toward reconciliation. Last October, the Law Society’s benchers decided to create an Indigenous Advisory Committee and in December, they appointed the Honourable Murray Sinclair to serve as Chair of […]