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Queen's Counsel Nominations 2020

  • May 22, 2020

Under the Queen's Counsel Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney General, may bestow on lawyers in British Columbia the honorary title of Queen's Counsel (QC) to recognize exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. To make this appointment process more transparent and accessible, the Ministry of Attorney General has a formal system for nominating candidates.

Provincial Court of BC: Notice to the Profession and Public: Guide to Remote Proceedings

  • May 07, 2020

This Notice provides information for anyone who will appear before the Provincial Court for a remote proceeding beginning May 7, 2020 until further notice. In this Notice, the term “remote proceeding” means a hearing or case conference conducted by audioconference (including telephone or Microsoft Teams) or videoconference (including Microsoft Teams).