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.


Law Society Seeks Executive Director
May 12, 2015

The Law Society of the Northwest Territories is seeking a highly-motivated and resourceful individual for the position of Executive Director at its office in Yellowknife, NT.

Law Society Seeks Communications & Planning Coordinator
May 5, 2015

The Law Society of the Northwest Territories requires the immediate services of a reliable, self-motivated, mature individual with strong policy/planning and technical skills to assume the responsibilities of the Communications and Planning Coordinator.

Law Society Adopts New Code of Conduct
April 1, 2015

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.

Twitter Updates

RT @MoveUpNWT: Deadline is May 22: Communications & Planning Coordinator @LawSocietyNWT - #Yellowknife #MoveUpNWT #NWTjobs…
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LSNT Members - missed the new Model Code CPD yesterday? The Code can be found on our website here:
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The exquisitely written decision that has inspired the Cdn. legal community #gladue
[76 days ago.]  

RT @CBA_BC: Visit our new #Lawyer #Wellness page at How does your firm/practice stay healthy?

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@FlipWig @CDLawyers @database3 @LawFoundationOn @Durcanrebecca @RickHgr @LawScribes @jrhawthorn It's a terrific fundraiser! Bon Chance!
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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