Madam Justice Matthews’ appointment to the Bench has created a vacancy for the position of Bencher in the County of Vancouver (District No. 1). Law Society Rule 1-38(1) requires the Benchers to hold a by-election to fill a vacancy promptly. Voting will occur from April 24 to May 8, 2018. Votes will be counted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
Nominations of candidates for election must be received by the Law Society by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 9, 2018. The term of the Bencher elected will begin immediately on election and will end on December 31, 2019.
Download the nomination form