Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Practising in the North

Photo Credit: Scott Lough.

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.


Model Code Consultation

The Model Code Committee has finished a draft of proposed revisions. All members are invited to read the memo from the Committee, then review the draft.
A consultation with all members will be held on Friday, October 17th, 2014, at noon in the P.D. Room at the Law Society.

Arctic Obiter

Download the Fall 2014 "Wellness" issue now!

Twitter Updates

Congratulations to Prof. Ed Iacobucci, named new dean of @UTLaw
[about 16 hours ago.]  

We warmly welcome Hon. Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Thomas Cromwell, guest speaker at tonight's (LSNT, CBA-NT) Presidents' Dinner.
[about 17 hours ago.]  

RT @gilliancalder: Happy 125th birthday #osgoodelaw @OsgoodeNews -- you rock.
[16 days ago.]  

@LawScribes just noticed the RTs - thanks! Waving hi from the chilly Cdn north ...
[16 days ago.]  

#SCC decision a win for #A2J and further solidifies inherent, independent role of Cdn Courts:
[21 days ago.]  

Related Sites

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Canadian Bar Association (NWT Branch)

Northwest Territories Courts

Department of Justice
Government of the Northwest Territories