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Year: 2017

Winter 2017 Benchers’ Notes

Please find below the Winter 2017 Benchers’ Notes of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Benchers’ Notes can also be found on the Law Society website here. Benchers Notes – Winter 2017 – Vol 18 No 2

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REMINDER: Anti-Money Laundering

As you are all aware, it is illegal for any person in Canada, including members of the legal profession, to knowingly participate in crimes involving money laundering or terrorist financing. To ensure that legal professionals are not unwittingly used by their clients to help with these activities, the Law Society enforces strict “know your client”...

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Submissions for Law Society Honours and Awards

The Honours and Awards Committee is seeking submissions for the following: Degree of Doctor of Laws Awarded to persons who have had a distinguished career in the law and are of unimpeachable good character and a reputation for high professional integrity and honesty. Recipient should also have significant accomplishments in his or her professional career,...

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2018 Membership Fees

We would like to note the following regarding 2018 Membership Fees: Please be advised that practising members will see a reduction in the practising fee from $1,870.00 to $1,750.00. All other fees remain the same as in 2017. Further, we are still waiting for a ruling from the government regarding the applicability of RST to...

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