Practice Directions

Practice Directions

Revisions

84-01 : Interest on Client Trust Funds [January 1984]
[Updated as to Act and section references, June 2017]
88-01 : Affidavits of Execution of Wills (September 1988)
88-02 : Enforcement of Solicitors’ Liens (September 1988)
[updated as to code numbers, March 2015]
88-03 : Interest on Clients’ Invested Funds

(November 1988)

89-01 : Treasury Bills as a Form of Investment for Client Trust Funds [April 1989]

[Updated as to Act and section reference, June 2017]
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89-03 : Appropriate Billing Practices [May 1989]
[Amended October 22, 1998]
[Amendment approved by Benchers December 14, 2000]
[Effective February 15, 2001]
[Updated as to Rule numbers, June 2017]
89-04 : Death or Disability of Sole Practitioners [July 1989]
[Amended December 13, 2001]
[Updated as to Act and section references, June 2017]
90-03 : Withdrawal of Complaints to Society (August 1990)
91-01 : Destruction of Closed Client Files (March 1991)
(Amended November 2004)
(Amended December 2004)
92-01 : Lawyer Acting Simultaneously as Personal Representative & Solicitor for Estate (May 1992)
94-01 : Proper Procedures for Handling Estate Funds When Acting as Solicitor For an Estate [January 1994]
[Amended March 23, 2000]
[Updated as to Rule numbers, June 20, 2017]
94-02 : Transfer of Open Files to New Lawyer (January 1994)
(Updated as to code numbers, March 2015)
94-05 : Statements of Account for Legal Services (April 1994)
(Updated March 2015)
96-02 : Use of a Financial Intermediary When Investing Client Trust Funds [October 1996]
[Updated as to Rule numbers, June 2017]
99-01 : Application of Practice Directions to Law Corporations (December 1999)
00-01 : Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Reporting [May, 2000]
[Updated as to Rule numbers, June 2017]
00-02 : Conveyancing Practices under the Western Law Societies Conveyancing Protocol (Manitoba) (Approved by Benchers December 14, 2000)
[Updated March 2015]
03-02 : Wire Transfers
Requirements and Fraud Prevention
(May 15, 2003)
(Amended November 23, 2017)