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Month: March 2018

Second Reminder: Nominations for Election of Benchers

Form 4.01A SECOND REMINDER: 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 results will be announced at the Law Society Annual General Meeting on June 8, 2018. Completed nomination papers in Form 4.01A (attached) must be...

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Loss Prevention Tip #19

Loss Prevention Tip #19: Avoiding Conflict of Interest Claims There are three typical scenarios that lead to conflicts claims: failure to screen for conflicts; failure to recognize conflicts despite screening; and fooling oneself into acting, despite a conflict. All three scenarios have the same potential to lead to a claim against the lawyer. To avoid...

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REMINDER: Nominations for Election of Benchers

REMINDER: 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 results will be announced at the Law Society Annual General Meeting on June 8, 2018. Completed nomination papers in Form 4.01A (attached) must be filed with the...

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Reminder: Expressions of Interest – CLIA Board

Reminder: Law Society Members: We are seeking expressions of interest to fill two (2) vacancies on the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) Board. Interested parties do not have to be lawyers but should have some, if not all, of the skills identified in the Skills Matrix, attached. Members are encouraged to forward this information to...

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