Code of Professional Conduct

Nova Scotia’s lawyers are expected to conduct themselves and their law practices ethically. The Code of Professional Conduct creates the standards of conduct for Nova Scotia lawyers. Approved by Council September 23, 2011 Chapter 1 – Interpretations & Definitions 1.1 Definitions Chapter 2 – Standards of the Legal Profession 2.1 Integrity Chapter 3 – Relationship to Clients …

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File a Complaint Against a Lawyer

Sharing your concerns with the Society Lawyers have ethical obligations, established in our Code of Professional Conduct, which they must follow. Most of the obligations that lawyers owe are to their clients, but lawyers also owe some obligations to the courts, other lawyers and members of the public. We regulate the ethical conduct of lawyers in …

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