Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Act, Rules & Policies

Legal Profession Act

The Law Society receives its governing authority from the Legal Professions Act (the "Act").  The Act is available for download from the website of the GNWT Department of Justice:
Legal Profession Act R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c.L-2

Rules of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories

The Rules of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories (the "Rules") set forth the specific regulations, responsibilities and professional standards all members are required to meet and uphold.

Rules of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories [JAN. 2015]

Code of Professional Conduct

Issued by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, effective April 1, 2015.

Code of Professional Conduct

NOTE: This Code replaces the CBA Code of Professional Ethics, previously adopted in December 2006.

Policies

Policy Manual

Additional Information

Infosheet: Continuing Professional Development

Principles of Professionalism and Civility

Principles of Professionalism for Advocates
Principles of Civility for Advocates

The Advocates' Society

Expectations of Professionalism and Civility
(or "What Judges Can Expect from Advocates" & "What Advocates Can Expect from the Judiciary")
Law Society of the NWT, in partnership with NWT Courts