Provide Your Feedback: Amendments to the Equality, Harassment & Discrimination section of the Code

The Federation of Law Societies’ Standing Committee on the Model Code has prepared fulsome amendments to Section 6.3 – Equality, Harassment and Discrimination of the Code of Professional Conduct (Code). 

We’re seeking member feedback on these amendments. These amendments address issues related to the duties regarding non-discrimination and harassment, as well as ex parte communications with courts and tribunals.

Please review the following:

Provide your feedback by September 4, 2020 by completing the online form:

Members may also submit feedback by emailing Elaine Cumming at

We value your feedback as we aim to ensure these rules continue to reflect our values as Nova Scotia’s legal profession.

Questions? Please contact Elaine Cumming at