banner banner


Lawyers are licensed and regulated by the Law Society under the Law Society Act, 1999, SNL 1999, c. L-9.1 and must adhere to the Law Society’s Rules and Code of Professional Conduct. Failure to do so can lead to investigation and a discipline under the disciplinary process.

As part of the Law Society’s regulatory process, lawyers are required to cooperate with regular and/or random audits which involve having the Law Society’s auditor attend and review files, trust account records, and other information to determine compliance with the Rules and the Code.

In order to avoid the necessity of a custodianship, lawyers are encouraged to employ appropriate succession planning to ensure a seamless transfer, or closing up, of a practice.

News and
  • Job Opportunity – Counsel – Department of Justice, August 19, 2019 The Department of Justice Canada is looking for ne...more
  • Fogo Island Inn – Special Offer, August 19, 2019 The Fogo Island Inn would like to extend a special...more
  • News release – On the path towards a more accessible Canada, August 14, 2019 The Canadian Human Rights Commission just issued t...more