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CBABC Announcement

CBABC statement on Intentions Paper on Regulation of the Profession

  • September 23, 2022

CBABC will be asking lawyers several questions arising from the Intentions Paper including, “how should we define the practice of law?”, “what should be the scope of practice for each profession?”, “how should paralegals be regulated?” and, “how many lawyers should be on the governing board?”

Professional Notice

Supreme Court of BC: Court Closure, Mon, Sep 19, 2022

  • September 14, 2022

As a result of the declaration of the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, the Supreme Court will be closed on Monday, September 19, 2022. The purpose of this Notice is to outline the process for rescheduling matters set for September 19, 2022, in all Supreme Court locations.

Legal News

Special Sitting of the Courts | Sep 8, 2022

  • September 08, 2022

The Court of Appeal for British Columbia, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and the Provincial Court of British Columbia are pleased to host a Special Sitting of the Courts on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in the Great Hall at the Vancouver Law Courts at 4:30 p.m.