Honours and Awards

The Benchers offer formal recognition of those in the legal community for achievement and service to the public and the profession.

The Law Society Award
50 and 60-year certificates
Law Society Gold Medal
Law Society scholarship for graduate legal studies
Aboriginal scholarship

The Society also sponsors the Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism to recognize a journalist or team of journalists for a story about legal issues, the administration of justice or the legal profession in BC.

Queen's Counsel (QC) appointments are made by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney General.