2016 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Law Society was held on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Vancouver, linked by audio-conference to 13 other locations around the province. One hundred seventeen members attended the meeting; for the second year, those unable to be there in person could watch the meeting via live webcast.

  • Nancy Merrill, QC was acclaimed as the Law Society’s Second Vice-President for the year commencing January 1, 2017.
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as the Law Society’s auditors for the year ending December 31, 2016.
  • The Benchers were authorized to amend the Rules respecting general meetings to provide for voting at a general meeting either partly or fully by electronic means. This resolution required the approval of two-thirds of members voting in a general meeting, and passed with 81% voting in favour.

For more information, read the Notice to the Profession or watch the webcast.