CBA considers revisions to Code of Professional Conduct

The CBA (National) Ethics and Professional Issues Committee invites the views of Canadian lawyers on a consultation paper called Modernizing the CBA's Code of Professional Conduct: see

The CBA Committee will draw on comments from the profession in formulating recommendations for revision, to be submitted to the CBA membership for a vote.

Please send your comments by May 31, 2002 or by fax, email or regular mail to:

Kathryn Berge, Q.C., Chair
Ethics and Professional Issues Committee
c/o Richard Ellis, Legal Policy Analyst
Canadian Bar Association
902 - 50 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L2
Fax: (613) 237-0185

The Benchers in 1988 acknowledged the CBA Code of Professional Conduct as a professional conduct text of particular value in B.C., although the Law Society Professional Conduct Handbook governs if there is any discrepancy between the Handbook and the Code.