Professional regulation

Federation of Law Societies of Canada names Jill Perry as new president

Federation of Law Societies of Canada names Jill Perry as new president

Perry currently serves as a managing lawyer at Nova Scotia Legal Aid in Sydney

CBA's BC branch supports a single regulator model if changes don't impact lawyers' independence

CBA's BC branch supports a single regulator model if changes don't impact lawyers' independence

Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada says BC's proposals 'raise serious concerns' about legal independence

Professor Thomas Telfer on teaching mindfulness to lawyers, and its many practical benefits

Professor Thomas Telfer on teaching mindfulness to lawyers, and its many practical benefits

The Western law prof decided to launch a course after being hospitalized for mental health issues

How Sheila MacPherson of Lawson Lundell has dedicated her career to public service in the North

How Sheila MacPherson of Lawson Lundell has dedicated her career to public service in the North

MacPherson's work in Yellowknife has spanned high-level policy to front-line child protection work

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

Move would directly regulate paralegals for the first time

Statutes exam scrapped after complaints from Nunavut Law Program grads sparks outcry

Statutes exam scrapped after complaints from Nunavut Law Program grads sparks outcry

Students who were to sit for exam will be refunded, as well as those who took it in May