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Messages from Justice Canada

Justice Canada has developed a family violence identification and response tool. The draft tool will be circulated in the coming weeks for feedback from the law societies. Further details may be found below; and Bill C-78, which amends federal family law legislation, will be coming into force March 2021 (delayed from July 2020 due to...

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Volunteer Opportunity – PLIAN

The Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN) is calling for volunteer lawyers and/or articling students for an upcoming pro bono legal clinic to be held in Corner Brook in either February or March. This legal clinic will be general in nature, but interested lawyers/articling students with limited practice who can volunteer in...

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Job Opportunity – Solicitor – Legal Aid NL

Legal Aid NL is currently accepting applications from solicitors to fill a 12 month contractual position in their Grand Falls-Windsor area office. The successful applicant will have a mixed practice with a wide range of responsibilities including but not limited to: conducting hearings, trials and appeals in the Grand Falls-Windsor area office and in other...

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Job Opportunity – Senior Crown Attorney – Department of Justice

Applications are invited from members (or persons eligible to become members) of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador for the position of Senior Crown Attorney, Public Prosecutions in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. The incumbent will be responsible to the Director of Public Prosecutions and will have the immediate supervision over all prosecutorial services delivered...

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