Professional regulation

How to deal with alcohol abuse in the legal profession

How to deal with alcohol abuse in the legal profession

The first step is admitting you might have a problem

LSBC’s ‘innovation sandbox’ approves project to help those with dementia who are criminally charged

LSBC’s ‘innovation sandbox’ approves project to help those with dementia who are criminally charged

Law society pilot allows approved non-lawyers to provide services

Vancouver lawyer Paul Doroshenko given two-month suspension by LSBC for professional misconduct

Vancouver lawyer Paul Doroshenko given two-month suspension by LSBC for professional misconduct

Acumen Law lawyer admitted misappropriating or improperly withdrawing money in client trust funds

Canadian Judicial Council releases revised Ethical Principles for Judges

Canadian Judicial Council releases revised Ethical Principles for Judges

New guidelines address issues such as social media use, post-retirement careers for judges

Canada introduces legislation to change complaints process under Judges Act

Canada introduces legislation to change complaints process under Judges Act

Changes would deal with complaints against judges ‘in a more timely, cost-effective and fair manner’

How to fight sexual harassment in the legal profession

How to fight sexual harassment in the legal profession

From bystander training to clear reporting procedures, law firms and law societies can help