Notices to the Profession

Notices to the legal profession are posted on an ongoing basis. To see notices before 2010, go to our Notices Archive.


Overview of 2017 fees (October 4, 2016)

2016 Annual General Meeting – second notice (September 16, 2016)

Notice of Bencher election in the County of Vancouver (District No. 1) and call for nominations (September 14, 2016)

Fraud alert: Phony debt collection nets scammer $500,000 (August 4, 2016)

2016 Annual General Meeting of the Law Society (August 4, 2016)

Ministry of Finance announces additional property transfer tax effective August 2, 2016 (July 28, 2016)

Overview of 2016 fees (October 5, 2015)

2015 Annual General Meeting – second notice (September 15, 2015)

2015 Bencher election – call for nominations (September 8, 2015)

Fraud alert: Email containing Trojan virus eludes standard security software (August 6, 2015)

2015 Annual General Meeting of the Law Society (August 5, 2015)

Fraud alert: Fraudsters are targeting lawyers disbursing trust funds with a change in payment instructions (May 5, 2015)

Fraud alert: New email "phishing" scam targets firm accounting staff and lawyers (April 8, 2015)

Fraud alert: BC law firm's computer system hacked by extortionist (December 31, 2014)

Family Law Pilot Project to end in the Supreme Court of BC (December 17, 2014)

Reminder: 2014 Referendum (October 16, 2014)

2014 Referendum: Whether the Law Society should not approve Trinity Western University’s proposed School of Law (October 3, 2014)

Overview of 2015 fees (September 26, 2014)

Notice of Bencher election in the County of Westminster and call for nominations (September 12, 2014)

2014 Annual General Meeting - second notice (September 4, 2014)

Fraud alert: Real estate firm's licence suspended and receiver appointed (August 28, 2014)

2014 Annual General Meeting – first notice (July 28, 2014)

Special General Meeting update (June 2, 2014)

Notice of Special General Meeting – includes messages from the Benchers and lawyer Michael Mulligan (May 13, 2014)

Special General Meeting (April 30, 2014)

Upcoming Bencher meeting to be webcast (April 4, 2014) 

Notice of by-election in Prince Rupert (District No. 8) and call for nominations (April 4, 2014)

Overview of 2014 fees (September 27, 2013)

Correction notice: 2013 Benchers election – call for nominations (September 25, 2013)

2013 Annual General Meeting – 2nd notice (September 9, 2013)

Legal Service Provider Task Force / Aboriginal Mentoring (August 26, 2013)

2013 Benchers election – call for nominations (August 26, 2013)

First notice of 2013 Annual General Meeting (July 26, 2013)

Important changes effective January 1, 2013 (December 28, 2012)

Fraud alert: Fraud alert: Holiday reminder; Ontario law firm victim of large fraud due to infection by Trojan banker virus (December 21, 2012)

Notice of by-election in the County of Kootenay (District No. 5) and call for nominations (September 13, 2012)

Second Notice of 2012 Annual General Meeting (August 29, 2012)

Fraud alert: Potential fraudulent investment scheme operating in BC (August 1, 2012)

First Notice of 2012 Annual General Meeting (July 24, 2012)

Law Society looks forward to working with government to implement Bill 44
Legislative amendments concerning leave to appeal
(June 5, 2012)

Fraud alert and notice on court hearing fees (June 1, 2012)

Law Society to consider public interest in its review of Bill 44 (May 11, 2012)

Amendments to Legal Profession Act given first reading in Legislature (April 30, 2012)

Notice of by-election in Vancouver (District No. 1) and call for nominations (February 24, 2012)

Fraud alert - Phony debt collection twist (January 6, 2012)

Protocol for land title electronic instruments (December 19, 2011)

BC law firm falls victim to bad cheque scam (December 15, 2011)

Task force appointed to tackle issues raised in recent conduct review summary (November 1, 2011)

2011 Bencher election – call for nominations (August 31, 2011)

2011 Annual General Meeting of the Law Society (August 26, 2011)

2011 Annual General Meeting of the Law Society (July 20, 2011)

Disclosure of trust account information to financial institutions (May 26, 2011)

Attention real estate practitioners: Fake law firm website used in new variation of bad cheque scam (May 2, 2011)

All lawyers invited to share their views on Law Society's Continuing Professional Development program
Lawyers asked to complete The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) biannual survey of stakeholders
(April 5, 2011)

Forgery risks in mortgage transactions (March 23, 2011)

2010 Referendum: Proposal to amend the Law Society Rules to permit the electronic distribution of audited financial statements (October 15, 2010)

Notice of by-election in Nanaimo (District No. 3) and call for nominations (September 15, 2010)

2010 Annual General Meeting (August 27, 2010)

Amendments to the Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules (August 10, 2010)

2010 Annual General Meeting (July 23, 2010)

Feedback sought on draft model Anton Piller Order (July 6, 2010)

Real estate fraud alert (June 2, 2010)

Notice of by-election in Cariboo (District No. 7) and call for nominations (February 25, 2010)

Notice of by-election in Okanagan (District No. 6) and call for nominations (January 8, 2010)