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Category: Law Society

Location Change – MacNab Fagan & Murphy

The partners and staff at MacNab Fagan & Murphy wish to advise that effective 27 May 2022, the law offices of R. A. Gordon MacNab, Q.C., Anne M. Fagan, Q.C., and Sheilagh M. Murphy, Q.C. will be moving.  New Address: MacNab Fagan & Murphy Prince Charles Building W240-120 Torbay Road St. John’s NL A1A 2G8...

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Do you need Excess Insurance?

Lawyers often ask if they have enough insurance. All insured lawyers in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador have mandatory insurance coverage of $1 million per claim with an annual aggregate limit of $2 million.  The $1 million per claim limit means if a disgruntled former client presents a claim against you between July 1,...

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CYBER INSURANCE NOTICE

Why do you need cyber insurance? If you use the internet in any capacity, you and your law firm are targets for a cyber-attack. Cyber-attacks are unwelcome attempts to steal, expose, alter, disable, or destroy information through unauthorized access to computer systems. Cyber insurance provides coverage for lawyers and law firms who may fall victim...

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CBA Young Lawyers Spring Social – May 12, 2022

CBA-NL Young Lawyers Spring Social Thursday, May 12, 2022, 5:00pm-7:00pm Bannerman Brewing Co., (2nd floor), 90 Duckworth Street, St. John’s  Do you crave interacting with tiny pictures of other lawyers? Do you sigh with delight when even simple calls are prefaced by 15 minutes of people unable to plug in their microphones? Does watching people...

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Legal Clearance FAQ – WorkplaceNL

Why should I request clearance prior to closing a legal transaction? Clearance shows that WorkplaceNL has no lien against a business or individual. All incorporated businesses as well as unincorporated businesses that employ workers, or subcontract work in Newfoundland and Labrador are required to register with WorkplaceNL. Under section 100 of the Workplace Health, Safety...

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Mental Health Week: May 2–8, 2022

Lead by the Canadian Mental Health Association, this year’s theme is empathy. “When someone is struggling, you don’t have to fix their aches and pains, just see it through their eyes.” “We may be different but we’re not on different sides, so we must see the world as others do.” “You can understand even if...

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SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS FOR GENERAL DIVISION AND FAMILY DIVISION JUDICIAL CENTRES MAY 2-JUNE 30, 2022 For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres from May 2-June 30,...

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