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Jul 16, 2015

Law Society orders disbarment of former Kelowna lawyer Douglas Welder

Jul 3, 2015

Law Society finds former lawyer to be ungovernable, orders disbarment

Jun 10, 2015

Law Society suspends lawyer for failure to comply with Law Society accounting and reporting rules

May 1, 2015

Law Society suspends lawyer for backdating statements of account, improper handling of trust funds

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Some say that sending an articling student for ten weeks of PLTC is disruptive to a small firm, but it doesn't have to be.   more


Jul 8, 2015

Law Foundation's Legal Research Fund – BC lawyers are invited to apply for a grant from the Law Foundation of BC's Legal Research Fund. more

Jul 7, 2015

Precautionary measures: useful tips on how to proceed if your firm receives a suspicious package – Some lawyers have expressed concerns about receiving suspicious packages. Here are some procedures to follow if your law firm receives a package and is unsure of its contents. more

Jun 19, 2015

Deadline Extended – Secondary school essay contest on the Magna Carta – The deadline for the secondary school essay contest has been extended to December 31, 2015 in order to ensure all students have adequate time to submit their entry.  more

Jun 18, 2015

Reminder: Law Society Rules 2015 in effect July 1 – The revised and consolidated Law Society Rules, which were adopted by the Benchers in April, will come into effect on July 1, 2015. more

Jun 17, 2015

Important PLTC registration information for 2016 – Does your firm plan to hire an articled student to start in 2016? The number of articled students in BC has increased substantially in recent years. Early PLTC applicants are more likely to be placed in their session of choice. more

Apr 30, 2015

Date set for TWU hearing – At a judicial management conference on April 28, a date was set for the hearing of TWU’s petition against the Law Society. The hearing before Chief Justice Hinkson will take place in BC Supreme Court commencing August 24 for five days. The Law Society has also filed an Amended Response. more

Apr 17, 2015

Articling offers by downtown Vancouver firms to stay open to August 14 – All offers of articling positions made this year by law firms with offices in downtown Vancouver must remain open until 8 am on Friday, August 14, 2015. more

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