Resources & Reading

On May 16, the B.C. government passed the Legal Professions Act to regulate lawyers, notaries and paralegals under a single regulator.

We encourage all lawyers to understand and discuss the issue, so we can bring your views forward.

Further Learning

NEW Resetting the Board Infographic
See how Bill 21 will create a single regulator for lawyers, notaries and paralegals in B.C.

On-demand: Town Hall with the Attorney General
Hosted by CBABC, Attorney General Niki Sharma, KC answered questions from the profession about the new Legal Professions Act.

On-demand: Through the Looking Glass: Independence and Regulation in BC Today
Attorney General Niki Sharma, KC, Chief Justice Hinkson, Beverley McLachlin and other leading panelists shared their views on Bill 21 along with independence of the Bar and Judiciary. 

Why We Need Independent Lawyers, Gordon Turriff
A pamphlet explaining lawyer and judicial independence in relation to public interest.