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Obituary – Thomas J. O’Reilly, QC

We regret to inform you of the death of Thomas Joseph O’Reilly, QC He died as he lived, with peaceful dignity, on November 16, 2019 after a brave but brief battle with cancer. Born in Corner Brook, NL in 1941, Tom was predeceased by his daughter Diedre and parents Victor and Florence (Byrne). A devoted...

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CLE Seminar – Amendments to the Law Society Rules

REMINDER NOTICE TO MEMBERS Seminar: Amendments to Parts XV, XVI, and V of the Law Society Rules Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Law Society Building, 3rd Floor, 196-198 Water Street, St. John’s, NL CLE Credit: 3 hours of eligible CLE activities PLEASE NOTE: THE REGISTRATION PROCESS IS ONLINE...

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SS Daisy – Launch of three new volumes

The S.S. Daisy Legal History Committee of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the launch of three new volumes: E.M. Archibald’s Digest of the Laws of Newfoundland The Southern Circuit Court at Ferryland: The Documentary Record 1826-1872 Essays on the Legal History of Newfoundland and Labrador Before Confederation All are...

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New Bencher

You may recall that we sent a notice in October seeking expressions of interest from members to fill the vacancy created when Joan Dawson (Eastern District) resigned as a Bencher effective 26 September 2019. Benchers had many worthy candidates to choose from as a total of 16 members sought appointment. We are now pleased to...

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