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REVISED NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC: SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS – GENERAL DIVISION AND FAMILY DIVISION

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND GENERAL PUBLIC SUPREME COURT OPERATIONS FOR GENERAL DIVISION AND FAMILY DIVISION JUDICIAL CENTRES MAY – JUNE, 2022 (REVISED) For the information of all stakeholders, this Notice outlines the planned operations for the General Division and Family Division in all judicial centres from May 2-June...

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Do you need Excess Insurance?

Lawyers often ask if they have enough insurance. All insured lawyers in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador have mandatory insurance coverage of $1 million per claim with an annual aggregate limit of $2 million.  The $1 million per claim limit means if a disgruntled former client presents a claim against you between July 1,...

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CYBER INSURANCE NOTICE

Why do you need cyber insurance? If you use the internet in any capacity, you and your law firm are targets for a cyber-attack. Cyber-attacks are unwelcome attempts to steal, expose, alter, disable, or destroy information through unauthorized access to computer systems. Cyber insurance provides coverage for lawyers and law firms who may fall victim...

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NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC RE: Masking – THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC PROVINCIAL COURT OPERATIONS REVISED COVID-19 OPERATIONAL PLAN ISSUED: MAY 13, 2022 MASKING Treasury Board Secretariat announced effective Saturday, May 14, 2022, public service employees are no longer required to wear masks in core government departments. While not required, wearing a...

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Employment Opportunity: Head of Feminist Law Reform – The National Association of Women and the Law

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is an incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that works to achieve substantive equality and the realization of human rights for all women* in Canada through legal education, research, strategic intervention, coalition work and feminist law reform advocacy, particularly at the federal level. NAWL is entering an exciting...

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Employment Opportunity: ASSOCIATE LAWYER – Poole Althouse

Poole Althouse, the largest law firm on the West Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, has an immediate opening for an associate lawyer.   The successful candidate will be working with a general practice firm that has been in business for more than 65 years and serves a broad, well-established client base. You can expect to join...

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Children Who Resist Contact with a Parent in the Post-Separation Environment: A Review of Current Literature and Practice Implications

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Online: via Zoom In-person (if possible): 3rd Floor, Law Society Building, 196-198 Water Street Seminar Overview      When a child resists contact with a parent in the post-separation environment, the “go-to” diagnosis is usually parental alienation. Rather than asking, “What may be the...

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