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Warning to Law Society Members

The “Ransomware” computer virus has been active within our legal community. The virus is usually spread by infected email attachments or website links. It will scramble all the data and client files on your computer with virtually unbreakable encryption. You learn you are infected when a pop-up window states that all your files will be...

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RESULTS OF BENCHERS’ NOMINATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

At the June 12, 2015 Benchers’ Convocation and pursuant to the Election Rules under the Law Society Act, 1999; – the following persons were elected as Benchers (Eastern District) of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Robin L M Fowler Ian S Patey – the following persons were elected as Benchers (Central District) of...

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Election and AGM

Please note the following: Election of Benchers The deadline for receipt of ballots at the Law Society is 12:00 noon on Friday, 12 June 2015. Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador The AGM will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, 12 June 2015 at the Law Society Building, 196-198...

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Notice to Practising Insured Members

Report all Insurance Claims before June 30, 2015 The Law Society Member’s insurance policy is a “claims-made” policy. Accordingly, the focus is on when the claim is made and reported, not on the year in which services are provided and the alleged error is said to have occurred. For example, if a claim is made...

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