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Legal News

B.C. appoints two judges, two judicial justices

  • July 14, 2023

CBABC congratulates 18-year CBA member Hollis Lucky and Paul Sandhu on their appointments to judge of the Provincial Court. We also congratulate Robert Lesperance and Fiona Begg, K.C on their appointments to judicial justice. Robert has been a CBABC member for 44 years.

Professional Notice

Updated court rules will improve access to justice

  • July 10, 2023

"Amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules and Supreme Court Family Rules will make it easier for people in B.C. to access court services. While most amendments are for housekeeping purposes, updates to use plain language will improve accessibility, particularly for people who speak English as an additional language."