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Category: Law Society

EOI – Bar Admission Course Materials

Seeking Contributors for the Bar Admission Course Materials The Law Society is seeking expressions of interest from members of the bar who are interested in drafting and editing portions of the textbooks used in the Bar Admission Course. Topics include Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate, Wills and Estates, Corporate/Commercial Law,...

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Legal Professionals Displaced by War in Ukraine

Looking for Legal Assistants or Clerks? The Law Society has received numerous inquiries from legal professionals that have been displaced by the war in Ukraine and are looking to start a new life in Newfoundland and Labrador. While most of these individuals do not possess the requisite credentials to practice law in Newfoundland and Labrador...

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Contractors Qualification Statement Webinar – English and French

CCDC has launched CCDC Document Webinars, an exciting new initiative aimed at providing information and guidance about the content and use of our standard construction documents. CCDC’s June webinar will be on CCDC 11 ‘Contractors Qualification Statement’. CCDC 11 is an industry standard form that is often used for pre-qualifying general contractors and trade contractors. It...

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Employment Opportunity: Director of Custodianships – The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Director of Custodianships (Permanent Position) The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, the legal profession’s regulatory body responsible for the protection of the public interest, is seeking a Director of Custodianships. To view the job description, please click here. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Custodianships is responsible for acting as

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Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant Risk Management – The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Administrative Assistant Risk Management (Permanent Position) The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, the legal profession’s regulatory body responsible for the protection of the public interest, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support in risk management activities. To view the job description, click here. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Working as part of the team, the Administ

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Biographical Information of Individual Seeking Articling Placement

The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador has a new form that allows individuals seeking an articling placement to provide their information which may then be reviewed by hiring firms. The Law Society compiles and distributes biographical information regarding individuals seeking articling placements to potential employers, benchers and others who may be able to assist...

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Changes to Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (CDIC) Reporting Rules for Trust Accounts effective April 30, 2022

Background The Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, or CDIC, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation created by Parliament in 1967 to contribute to the stability of the financial system through orderly resolution of deposit insurance. It insures eligible Canadian deposits held in Canadian banks up to C$100,000 in the event of the failure of a member...

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Canadian Sanctions Related to Russia and Belarus: Implications for the Profession

In recent weeks the Government of Canada has introduced new sanctions against Russia and related parties in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations, the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations, and the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations (collectively “the sanctions”), made under the Special Economic Measures Act, impos

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Legal Update on Constitutional Law and Government in Canada

Live Event Date: April 19, 2022 Live Event Time: 02:00 PM EST Hosted by Thomson Reuters Gain expert insight on the developments in Constitutional Law and Government.  This webinar involves a comprehensive review and discussion of recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions that make rulings pursuant to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and other Constitutional principles....

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