2021 Annual Report

Our 2021 report cover features the NSBS Gold & Black Medallion, is a symbol of the Society’s Presidential office, and Eagle Feather, mentioned in the L’nu (Miꞌkmaq) creation stories and used here to to remind us about our responsibilities to our members and to the public.


The Society’s Library supports lawyers by providing basic services and timely access to current Canadian legal information.

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Your Practice

Find practice supports and resources, information on applying to change your membership category, information for Principals, professional development, NSBS Regulations, Code of Professional Conduct, trust accounts and more.

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Articled Clerks

Information for articled clerks including related forms and documents, information about the bar admission ceremony and more.

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Information about transfers from other provinces, applying to the NSBS with a foreign law degree, temporary practice, mobility FAQs and policies and procedures.

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News & Events

Read Society news, COVID-19 updates for NS lawyers, InForum, announcements, public hearing & discipline decisions and the latest from the Society's blog.

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About Us

Learn more about who we are and what we do. Find current Council and Committee information. Learn about our equity & access initiatives, read our 2019-2022 Strategic Plan and more.

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