Justice Review Task Force

September 18, 2008

The BC Justice Review Task Force has released a paper providing information about the background and development of the proposed Supreme Court Rules of Civil Procedure, in question and answer format. The paper addresses a number of questions that have arisen in the course of the consultation, and provides information about reforms in other jurisdictions. Click here to download the paper.

Queen's Counsel nominations

The Ministry of Attorney General is calling for nominations for Queen's Counsel. Under the Queen's Counsel Act, the Lieutenant Governor in Council, on recommendation of the Attorney General, may honour lawyers in British Columbia with the title of Queen's Counsel to recognize exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession.

Nomination packages are available on the Ministry's website. Nominations must be emailed, faxed or postmarked to the Office of the Deputy Attorney General no later than midnight, October 31, 2008.

For further information, contact:

Office of the Deputy Attorney General
11th Floor, 1001 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J7