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Holiday Closure – Law Society and Law Library

We would like to remind all members that the Law Society and Law Library will be closed from December 24 – January 3. Due to continuing pandemic restrictions, during this time there will be no access to the Law Library. Please contact the Law Library for any research needs by December 22 in order to ensure...

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St. John’s Provincial Court – Traffic Court and Contraventions Act Cases

Traffic Court matters, including Contraventions Act cases, scheduled during the month of January 2021 in St. John’s, will not proceed at this time. Parties with scheduled cases will receive written notification of their rescheduled Court date. Alternatively, please visit the Court’s website for the new date at https://docket.court.nl.ca. Enquiries can be made to the St....

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Notice – Quadrennial Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission Begins Inquiry

The quadrennial Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission has begun its inquiry into the adequacy of the salaries and benefits paid to federally-appointed judges and to prothonotaries of the Federal Court. The Commission welcomes comments from the public. A Notice setting out filing deadlines and directions for parties wishing to send in submissions can be found...

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Reminder – Mandatory CLE – Rules V, XV, and XVI

The webinar reviewing amendments to the Client Identification and Verification Requirements, Cash Transactions and Record Keeping Requirements and Uniform Trust Account Rules is compulsory in accordance with rule 6.19. All members must review the webinar on or before December 31, 2020. The webinar qualifies for 2.5 hours of CLE credit. The webinar can be viewed...

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