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Edward Hearn, QC

We are sad to report that Mr. Edward Hearn, QC has passed away. Further details will be provided to the membership upon receipt of the same.

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Custodianship of Michael Drover PLC Inc. – Outstanding Undertakings

The Law Practice of Michael Drover and Michael Drover PLC Inc. was placed into Custodianship on 24 November 2014. Since that time, the Custodian, Brenda Grimes, QC has identified or been advised of a number of solicitor’s undertakings that remain outstanding on the inactive member’s files. To ensure completeness in identifying any undertakings, the Law...

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Communication Intermediary Services

We have been asked by Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) to distribute the following notice to our membership: Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is pleased to share new guidelines for police, legal and justice professionals on how and when to use Communication Intermediaries. Communication Intermediaries assist people with speech and language disabilities, not caused by.

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Urgent Notice to Members

We have just been advised by the Department of Finance of how the provincial government’s plans to increase the provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) from 8% to 10% effective January 1, 2016 will be transitioned. Please note the following with respect to the purchase and sale of real property: A builder’s sale...

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Rule Amendment – Supreme Court

We have been asked by the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division, to circulate the following notice regarding a recent amendment to Rule 7 of the Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986 to our membership. 2015 07 20 – Notice to the Profession (r 7 19 amendment)

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