Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Practising in the North

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The Law Society of the Northwest Territories is the governing body for all lawyers in the NWT.  Its mandate is to ensure the public is well-served by a legal profession that is independent, responsible and responsive.


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Download the 2015 Membership Issue



Law Society Adopts New Code of Conduct

[2015-04-01] The new NWT Code of Professional Conduct came into force on April 1st, 2015, replacing the previously-adopted CBA Code of Professional Conduct.  The PDF version is available for download under Act, Rules & Policies.

Seeking a Layperson for Appointment to the LSNT Executive

The Law Society is seeking a member of the public to represent the public on its Executive.  Further details are available here.


Twitter Updates

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RT @Lexum_inc: New #SCC Decision: Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada ...…
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Related Sites

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Canadian Bar Association (NWT Branch)

Northwest Territories Courts

Department of Justice
Government of the Northwest Territories