Change contact information

Lawyers must notify the Law Society of any changes to their business address information. Prompt disclosure of this information is required under Law Society Rules 2-9 to 2-11.

Lawyers can submit changes to their business address information online through the Member Portal. To update your information, log in and select the appropriate option under "My Profile" in the navigation menu.

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Forms

Forms for BC lawyers (status changes, compulsory professional liability indemnity coverage, law corporations, Aboriginal Lawyers Mentorship Program, Maternity Leave Benefit Loan Program), students and lawyers outside BC.

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Invoices and receipts

Lawyers can download Law Society invoices and receipts: log in to the Member Portal, click on "Skip Notifications" (if it appears), then select "Invoices and Receipts."

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A law firm’s designated representative can create a firm invoice package for all lawyers practising in their firm. For step-by-step instructions, download the Firm invoice package user guide

Law firm registration

We explain which firms must register, the information to be provided, and how to register.

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Apply for compulsory professional liability indemnity coverage or claim an exemption

Every BC lawyer in private practice must pay the annual indemnity fee unless exempt.

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Certificates: Standing, Proof of Indemnity, Authentication and Notarial

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Non-Practising Membership

Non-practising lawyers retain the same rights as practising members, except the right to practise law or to act as notaries public or commissioners for taking affidavits.

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Retired Membership

Retired members retain the same rights as practising members, except the right to practise law or to act as notaries public or commissioners for taking affidavits.

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Discipline and Suspension

The Law Society urges all lawyers who are or may be subject to discipline proceedings to retain counsel. It has compiled a list of lawyers who have agreed to represent lawyers during the investigation and disciplinary processes. Download the list of counsel

Complaints investigation information for lawyers
Information for lawyers who are suspended

Termination of Membership

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