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Job Opportunity – Director of Legal Services – Legal Aid NL

Legal Aid NL is an innovative, collaborative legal aid system that responds to the needs of low income persons by promoting access to justice through the provision of quality legal assistance for criminal, family and some administrative law matters. Services are provided through a staff based delivery model via twelve full service offices and four...

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Job Opportunity – Crown Attorney – Public Prosecutions

Applications are invited from members (or persons eligible to become members) of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador for the position of Crown Attorney, Public Prosecutions in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. The successful candidate will be responsible for the prosecution of offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial statutes. Crown Attorneys also...

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Contact List for Mortgage Discharges

The Canadian Bankers Association (“CBA”) has provided an updated list of bank officials to contact in the case of delays in the discharge of mortgages. The CBA has requested that it be made available to lawyers immediately. Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List – English Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List – French

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Loss Prevention Tip #41

Avoid Ransomware Viruses Recently, law firms across Canada have been hit by a computer ransomware virus called MAZE. As a result of this virus attack, they have no access to email, Word, their accounting software, or any of their backups, including cloud backups. Everything is tied up by MAZE and they have been asked to...

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Provincial Court – Extension of Time Order

Re: Emergency Requirement to Extend Time Periods Prescribed Under the Rules Issued: June 26, 2020 WHEREAS on the 16th day of March, 2020 the Pandemic of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 required that certain procedures be taken to reduce or close certain services otherwise being offered by the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador;...

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