Professional Notices

CBABC has curated this select list of Professional Notices, including Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession from BC Courts, the Law Society and the Land Title & Survey Authority.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided here; however, lawyers should rely on original sources of these notices for the most current information.

Note: Professional Notices are archived after one year.

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Professional Notice

Supreme Court of BC Practice Direction: Class Proceedings

  • May 11, 2022

This Practice Direction describes the procedure for requesting the assignment of a case management judge in a proceeding that is commenced under the Class Proceedings Act. It also sets out the requirements for submission of originating process and other documents to the National Class Action Database.

Professional Notice

Supreme Court of BC - COVID-19: Manner of Attendance for Civil and Family Proceedings

  • March 31, 2022

The following chart sets out the default manner of attendance at civil and family law proceedings, including those previously scheduled, as of April 11, 2022 and until further notice, unless the Court otherwise orders or directs. “Teams video” indicates that the appearance is by video using the Microsoft Teams platform.

Professional Notice

Face Masks Still Required in British Columbia Courthouses

  • March 10, 2022

All people attending courthouses in British Columbia are still required to wear a face mask, including in entrances, lobbies, waiting areas, registries, hallways, stairways, restrooms and elevators on March 11, 2022 and until further notice.