Notice to the Profession
August 31, 2018

UPDATE: The AGM will be held at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall A, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver. Full details are availiable in the Second Notice.

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Registration: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm PDT (Vancouver); 11:45 am – 12:30 pm PDT (other locations)

Call to order: 12:30 pm PDT

Main location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, The Panorama Roof, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Audio-conference locations: Victoria • Nanaimo • Castlegar • Kelowna • Prince George • Dawson Creek • Smithers • Kamloops

BC lawyers and articled students are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Law Society, which will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.


The business of the AGM will include the following:

  • Election of Second Vice-President for 2019;
  • Appointment of Law Society auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018; and
  • Consideration of resolutions, including any member resolutions submitted under Law Society Rule 1-8(6).

Electronic participation

Electronic participation at AGMs has been implemented progressively over the last three years, starting in 2015 with webcasting, followed by electronic distribution of materials in 2016 and electronic voting at the 2017 AGM. Participation in the 2018 AGM will be in person at the locations noted above or electronically through the Law Society website. More information will be provided with the second notice and posted to the Law Society website.

Member resolutions

To be considered at the 2018 AGM, any resolutions must be submitted in writing, signed by two members in good standing and received by the Executive Director no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 20 (Rule 1-8(6)).

If you have any questions regarding the submission of resolutions or their consideration at the AGM, contact Kerryn Garvie, Manager of Governance & Board Relations by telephone at 604.443.5706 (toll-free at 1.800.903.5300) or by email to