banner banner

Category: Law Society

2022 Membership Fees

Membership Fees All membership fees remain the same as in 2020 with the exception of the base insurance premium for practising members which will be reduced from $1,300.00 to $1,100.00 and the Transaction Levy Fees which, effective January 1, 2022, will be: For real estate transactions – $30; For personal property transactions – $30; and For...

Read More...

Message from the Department of Justice and Public Safety on the QC – KC Designation

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Justice and Public Safety Saturday, September 10, 2022 The Department of Justice and Public Safety joins in the mourning of Queen Elizabeth II. For a remarkable 70 years she showed unwavering dedication to the Commonwealth and Newfoundland and Labrador. In Canada’s constitutional monarchy, the Crown and its symbols...

Read More...




Queen’s Counsel Ceremony – August 19, 2022

Five new Queen’s Counsel will be sworn in at a Ceremony on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The Honourable Raymond P. Whalen, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, will preside at the Ceremony. The Letters Patent appointing the five new Queen’s Counsel will be read and the Oaths and...

Read More...

Indigenous Law Student Scholarship Application

Supporting Indigenous students in their pursuit of a legal education increases the representation of Indigenous students in the legal community. The Law Society’s Indigenous Law Student Scholarship supports Indigenous law students who are pursuing a Juris Doctor degree, a Master of Laws degree, or a Ph.D. in law. It also promotes legal research and scholarly...

Read More...


Minister Hogan Announces Queen’s Counsel Appointments

The Honourable John Hogan, QC, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, is pleased to announce the province’s newest appointments to the Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The honourary title of Queen’s Counsel recognizes senior lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. These lawyers have served a...

Read More...

International Organization for Judicial Training Conference – October 30, 2022

The 10th Conference of the International Organization for Judicial Training is being held in Ottawa from October 30 to November 3, 2022 and the National Judicial Institute is hosting the conference. The theme, Effective Judicial Education: Understanding Vulnerable Populations, will have plenary sessions, panel discussions, and workshops that will look at three broad topics: ensuring effective...

Read More...