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 ecumming@nsbs.org.

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 ecumming@nsbs.org.