The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society gives notice that by Order of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, client files from the law practice of the former members listed below will be destroyed no sooner than 60 days from the publication of this notice:
There are currently vacancies on the Society’s Supreme Court Liaison Committee & Law Office Management Standards Committee.
At its September meeting, NSBS Council adopted the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s new No Cash and Client Identification and Verification Model Rules (“Model Rules”). Regulation amendments to client identification and verification and the receipt of cash will come into effect January 1, 2020.
NSBS Council hosted Council in the Community on Nov. 22 at the Halifax North Memorial Library. Aside from giving members of the public insight into the operations of Council, the event, which was in partnership with reachAbility, was designed around promoting inclusion and accommodation within the legal profession.Continue reading “Recap: Council in the Community with reachAbility”
On November 21, 2019, Eric Durnford QC of Halifax consented to a reprimand, as issued by the Complaints Investigation Committee.
There are currently vacancies on the Society’s Supreme Court Liaison Committee. The Committee seeks representation from outside Halifax, in particular from Cape Breton and the Western Counties, but encourages applications from any interested candidates.Continue reading “Call for Expressions of Interest: Supreme Court Liason Committee & Law Office Management Standards Committee”