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Society leadership for 2016-2017
The Society’s executive officers for 2016-2017 are President R. Daren Baxter QC, TEP (centre), First Vice-President Julia Cornish QC (at left) and Second Vice-President Frank E. DeMont QC (at right). Find out more about Council at nsbs.org/about_us/council.
The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society is the public interest regulator of the legal profession
Access eBooks 24/7 via online Lawyers' Reading Room
Enjoy desktop access to the Irwin Law eBook Collection and Emond Working With the Law eBook Collection via the online Lawyers’ Reading Room, offering full-text legal commentary for Society members. Find it on the horizontal red navigation bar in the Member Login area.
Building cultural competence, equity strategies in legal workplaces
Transforming regulation and governance in the public interest
Council created an ambitious Strategic Framework to guide the Society’s activities from 2016 to 2019. Strategic initiatives include implementing the Regulatory Objectives and legal services regulation, among others. These efforts aim to ensure regulation of Nova Scotia’s legal profession is keeping pace with the rapidly evolving global landscape of legal services. For details on how it's shaping up so far, see nsbs.org/legal-services-regulation.
The Society Record
The cover feature of the current edition of the Society Record examines recent updates to the Code of Professional Conduct. Also view it online for volunteer profiles, a look back at Nova Scotia lawyers and the First World War, and a tribute to the Honourable Lorne O. Clarke QC, former Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.