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Month: February 2017

Expressions of Interest – CLIA Board

We are seeking expressions of interest to fill two (2) vacancies on the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) Board. The structure of the CLIA Board was altered a few years ago to dispense with the representative requirement and to allow for a smaller, skills based board. As a result, interested parties do not have to...

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Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission – French Speaking Roster

We have been asked by the Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission to circulate the following information to our membership. **************************************************************************** The Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission is sometimes asked to provide legal services to person’s whose principal language is French. The Commission has a few French speaking lawye

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CLE Seminar Notice – Business Valuation Basics

Seminar Notice: Seminar: Business Valuation Basics: What’s a Business Worth? Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm Location: Law Society Building, 3rd Floor, 196-198 Water Street, St. John’s, NL N.B. Subject to the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Requirements, this seminar would constitute 1.5 hours of eligible CLE activities. For further details about...

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Legal Director Departure

The Law Society would like to advise you that Phyllis E. Weir, LL.B. will be leaving the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador effective April 28, 2017 to pursue new challenges. Phyllis has been the Legal Director of the Law Society for the past 22 years and, during her tenure, has been actively engaged in...

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