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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

May 1, 2015

Law Society investigates lawyer, accepts undertaking to no longer practice law

Apr 9, 2015

Law Society to provide special media interviews for Law Week

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For some time now, the Law Society and the Notaries Society have been exploring the possibility of a merger. A possible merger is uncharted territory for the Law Society, and if there’s one thing we’re all afraid of, it’s the unknown. But while lawyers may feel apprehensive about a possible merger with notaries, many of their concerns can easily be addressed.   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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