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.


A Notice to the Profession - REMINDER: Section 48 of the Legal Profession Act - is posted in our office and can be found online here.

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Twitter Updates

"Truth in Sentencing Act declared unconstitutional in N.W.T. "
[7 days ago.]  

And now, to conclude your week LSNT members, a Notice to the Profession (Section 48 of the LPA - reminder)
[10 days ago.]  

RT @LawScribes: RT @MinPeterMacKay: Meeting US Attorney General Eric Holder at Quintet of AG Meetings in #London

[19 days ago.]  

RT @MinPeterMacKay: Had the privilege to meet British Attorney General Dominic Grieve at the Quintet of AG Meetings in London as well. http…

[19 days ago.]  

RT @APTNNews: Here's a link to today's #scc ruling regarding Tsihquot'in title claim.
[32 days ago.]  

Related Sites

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Canadian Bar Association (NWT Branch)

Northwest Territories Courts

Department of Justice
Government of the Northwest Territories