2021 Queen’s Counsel Appointments

In the fall of this year (2021) the Advisory Committee on Queen’s Counsel Appointments, chaired by the Honourable Justice Cindy A. Bourgeois, will consider candidates for the next Queen’s Counsel appointments.

The QC designation is awarded each year to members of the legal profession to recognize exceptional merit and outstanding contribution to the legal community. 

Read the Deputy Minister’s letter to members

Members may either apply personally or nominate another member of the Bar. All applicants will be treated equally by the Advisory Committee whether they are nominated or apply personally.

Queen’s Counsel Application or Nomination Process

Your complete application or nomination must be received by Justice Bourgeois no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30, 2021. It may be mailed or delivered to:

Advisory Committee on Queen’s Counsel Appointments
c/o The Honourable Justice Cindy A. Bourgeois
The Law Courts, 1815 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1S7

Please do not send your application or nomination to the Society.