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Month: March 2019

Reminder from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador would like to remind members of the Bar that requests for the installation of equipment in a courtroom for use during a trial or hearing should be made in conformance with the Practice Note published on June 27, 2014, available here: https://www.servicenl.gov.nl.ca/printer/gazette/weekly_issues/2014/NLG140627.pdf This Practice Note applies to any...

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Notice – CLIA

The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) is a reciprocal insurance exchange providing professional liability insurance to lawyers in nine Canadian provinces with its headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan. CLIA’s nominating committee is seeking candidates for two volunteer board positions opening July 1, 2019. Candidates do not need to be lawyers but should have some of the...

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Reminder – Queen’s Counsel Reception

REMINDER: Dear Law Society Members: The Swearing-In of Queen’s Counsel will take place in Courtroom No. 1 at the Supreme Court on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Members newly appointed are: Barbara G. Barrowman, R. Archibald Bonnell, Andrew O. Brown, Melanie R. Del Rizzo, Gregory A. French, Susan H. Gallant, Stephanie S. Hickman,...

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FINAL REMINDER – Submissions for Law Society Honours and Awards

FINAL REMINDER: Dear Law Society Members: 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, are of unimpeachable good character and have a reputation for high professional integrity and honesty. The recipient should also have significant...

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