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

CPD 3: Complex Criminal Cases

  • November 25, 2022

This Criminal Practice Direction describes the process by which the Court will manage large or complex criminal cases that show a potential to occupy a very significant amount of court time or to risk delays in reaching and concluding the trial.

Professional Notice

Judicial Council of BC: Call for Applications for Judicial Appointments as Part Time Judicial Justice of the Provincial Court of BC

  • November 17, 2022

The Judicial Council of B.C. is looking for applicants from diverse backgrounds who have had a minimum of 5 years active practice as a lawyer in Canada (those with less legal practice experience may be considered if they have a range of related experience), who are interested in part time adjudication work as a Judicial Justice of the Provincial Court.

Professional Notice

Masters Chambers Pilot on Vancouver Island

  • November 09, 2022

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of BC launched a Masters Chambers Pilot that allows for eFiling of eBinders for Masters Chambers at all court registries on Vancouver Island and Powell River. The Pilot commenced on August 15, 2022.

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.