Member's Manual

The Member's Manual contains three main sections, each available online and for downloading. Lawyers are encouraged to use the online version of the manual, which is the most current. However, if you wish to purchase a paper copy, please contact Communications and Public Relations.

Legal Profession Act
Law Society Rules
Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia (BC Code

(Note: The Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia replaced the Professional Conduct Handbook on January 1, 2013.)

Amendment packages

Member's Manual amendment packages are published periodically throughout the year and can be downloaded, printed and inserted into the Manual:

Print version of member's manual

Updated to include the March 2015 amendment package 

(Click on the links to the left for the most current versions of the Act, Rules and Code.)

Legal Profession Act  (PDF)
Law Society Rules  (PDF)
Code of Professional Conduct for BC (PDF)
Insurance Policy No. LPL 15-01-01  (PDF)
Articling Guidelines  (PDF)


A new Member's Manual can be ordered for a fee:

Complete Member's Manual  - $75 plus tax

Member's Manual contents only  - $50 plus tax

Member's Manual empty binder with tabs  - $25 plus tax

To order or for further information.