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 contact: Please contact the Communications Officer at 902 422 1491 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance and to arrange interviews with the Executive Director or President.
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- Search for a lawyer: Use the Society’s online directory to look up lawyers by name, firm or location.
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Read the Society’s publications …
- InForum: an electronic newsletter, published every two weeks
- The Society Record: a semi-annual print magazine
- In the Public Interest: a blog to show how the Society's work makes a difference to Nova Scotians
- NSBS Annual Reports: published online every June
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- Twitter: http://twitter.com/NSBS
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NSBarristers
- LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/ns-barristers'-society
- Council agendas and materials
- Reports to Council
- Current members of Council and Committees
- Committee terms of reference, progress reports
Find out more about …
- the Society’s public mandate
- the Strategic Plan
- efforts to improve the administration of justice
- the Bar admissions process
- the professional responsibility process, including scheduled formal hearings and recent decisions
- the Code of Professional Conduct
- current statistics for Nova Scotia’s legal profession
- the history of regulation of the legal profession in Nova Scotia, including a historical timeline (1749 to present)
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