October 12, 2023

Reminder that Nominations Close at 5 pm on October 16

This notice is a reminder that nominations for candidates for election as a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia in all districts, for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2025, must be received by the Law Society by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 16, 2023. To submit a nomination please complete the application form and the nomination and consent form, which must be signed by two nominators (who are eligible to vote in the district in which the nominee seeks to be a candidate, and who are members in good standing) and must contain the nominee’s consent to the nomination. If you are unsure of your electoral district, log in to the member portal to view this information.

Electronic voting for all elections will take place from Wednesday, November 1 to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 14. The results will be announced on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.

More information about the roles and duties of the Benchers, relevant Law Society Rules, and the election process is available in the First Notice calling for nominations that was sent to the profession on September 14, 2023 and on the Bencher election page on the Law Society website.

If you have questions about the election process, please contact Avalon Bourne, Manager of Governance & Board Relations, at 604.443.5706 (toll-free 1.800.903.5300) or ABourne@lsbc.org.