Federation names new President for 2017-2018

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is pleased to announce that Sheila MacPherson of Yellowknife has been elected President for 2017-2018. Sheila is a partner with the firm of Lawson Lundell LLP and is responsible for the management of their Yellowknife...

Consultations begin on Model Code amendments

The Federation of Law Societies has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to the Model Code of Professional Conduct, addressing issues related primarily to technological competence and the return to the practice of law by former judges. Prepared by the...

Federation names new President for 2016-2017

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is pleased to announce that Maurice Piette of Montreal has been elected President for 2016 – 2017. He is a practicing notary with Piette & Duquette in Montreal. He studied at the Faculty of Law of the Université de...