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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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Mobility

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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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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