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Month: April 2016

New Mentoring Program

As part of a risk management initiative, we are inviting members who have been called to the Bar for a minimum of seven (7) years to participate in our new Mentoring Program. Informal mentoring has occurred within the profession for decades. This more formal Mentoring Program will put some structure to current networking and, in...

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SECOND REMINDER – Nominations for Election of Benchers

NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION OF BENCHERS This message is provided to all members respecting the election of Benchers of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The election will be held at the Law Society Annual General Meeting on June 10, 2016. Completed nomination papers in Form 4.01A (attached) must be filed with the Vice-President at...

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Loss Prevention Tip #3

Loss Prevention Tip Safe and Effective Practice Safe and Effective Practice, edited by Barry Vogel, QC and written by Jean Côté and others, is a loss prevention resource that has withstood the test of time. This handbook of loss prevention materials, published by the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association and based upon materials distributed as early...

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Labour Standards Clearance Certificates cost increase

We have been asked to advise you that the cost of Labour Standards Clearance Certificates will be increasing from $50.00 to $75.00 during this fiscal year but the effective date has not yet been determined. We will advise you when we are notified of the effective date.

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AGM and Financial Statements

Please note the following: 1. The Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday 10 June 2016 at the Law Society Building, 196-198 Water Street, St. John’s; and 2. The Law Society’s annual audited financial statements for 2015 are attached. These financial statements incorporate...

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