Legal Aid Task Force

The Legal Aid Task Force has a mandate to:

  1. develop a principled vision for the Law Society concerning publicly funded legal aid;
  2. identify ways that the Law Society could promote and improve lawyer involvement in delivering legal services through legal aid plans;
  3. identify ways to enhance Law Society leadership concerning legal aid; and
  4. develop the best methods of engagement with other organizations to coordinate the efficient use of resources in improving publicly funded legal aid. 

Nancy Merrill, QC (Chair)
Pinder Cheema, QC
Sarah Westwood
Richard Peck, QC (Vice-Chair; Life Bencher) 


Thomas Christensen, QC
Hon. Lance Finch, QC
Linda Thomas
Janet Winteringham, QC 

Staff contact

Michael Lucas
Doug Munro

Committee and Task Force Reports