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.


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.

Arctic Obiter

Download the Fall 2014 "Wellness" issue now!

Twitter Updates

ON doubling number of people eligible for legal aid:
[about 14 hours ago.]  

Any lawyers who'd prefer no commute, better work/life and most likely a significantly greater range of work?
[one day ago.]  

RT @globeandmail: "Fifty shades of lawyers": Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable

[one day ago.]  

RT @Lexum_inc: New #SCC Decision: Thibodeau v. Air Canada - 2014 SCC 67 ...…
[2 days ago.]  

Notice of Election and Annual General Meeting posted online:
[6 days ago.]  

Related Sites

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Canadian Bar Association (NWT Branch)

Northwest Territories Courts

Department of Justice
Government of the Northwest Territories