Media room

As the regulator of the legal profession, the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society protects the public interest in the practice of law. Find out more about the Society.  

Media assistance   

  • Media contact: Please contact the Communications Officer at 902 422 1491 or communications@nsbs.org for assistance and to arrange interviews with the Executive Director or President.
  • News releases: If you wish to receive Society news releases, send your email contact to communications@nsbs.org.
  • Search for a lawyer: Use the Society’s online directory to look up lawyers by name, firm or location.   

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Resources and tools to assist in legal research …

  • Legal resource information webpage, with a variety of links to other organizations
  • subject research guides provide an overview of relevant legislation, texts and sources for case law, precedents, CPD and other online resources
  • the case law page provides links to the Society’s decisions database Law News Online, as well as CanLII for Canada-wise case law