Law Corporations & Limited Liability Partnerships

Please note that we do not require a paper copy of your Law Corporation or LLP applicationE-mail your scanned application to pconnor@nsbs.org. Note that you can scan documents using most smartphones.

After submitting your application, please contact us to process your application fee by:

  • Credit card by calling us at 902-422-1491
  • Online banking by add Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society as a payee under bill payments and use your member number, without the dash, as your account number

We do not accept e-transfer payments.

Law Corporations 

Corporations that meet strict criteria are permitted to carry on the practice of law (Section 20 of the Legal Profession Act).  

Limited Liability Partnerships  

A law firm that is a partnership may apply to become a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP). 

LLP Forms

Law Corporation & LLP Fees

Law Corporation FeesNet FeeHSTTotal
Application for permit under subregulation 7.4.2 $350.00$52.50 $402.5
Annual renewal of permit under subregulation 7.4.7 $150.00 $22.50 $172.50
Changes to permit under subregulation 7.4.14$50.00 $7.50 $57.50
Reinstatement of permit under subregulation 7.4.21 $250.00 $37.50 $287.50
Limited Liability Partnership FeesNet FeeHSTTotal
An application for registration under subregulation 7.3.2,
an amount per NS partner of
$50.00 $7.50 $57.50
An application for registration under subregulation 7.3.5,
an amount per NS partner of
$50.00$7.50 $57.50
An application for renewal under subregulation 7.3.12,
an amount per NS partner of
$50.00$7.50 $57.50