Please note that on May 1, 2021 the Act to Amend the Wills Act 2020 will come into force. The changes will affect how wills must be made and administered in the Yukon.
The Law Society of Yukon is advising its members of the opportunity to attend a Continuing Professional Development webinar hosted by the
Canadian Bar Association.
Law Firm Trust and General Books, Records and Accounts – Best Practices and the Use of Electronic Banking/Transaction Methods
On March 4th and 5th, 2021, the Yukon Human Rights Commission is hosting a free virtual conference on the topic of addressing workplace sexual harassment in Yukon.
See progam here.
The Law Society of Yukon continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health risk. As cases increase in Yukon and across the country, more restrictions are being announced.
New policy on Mask-wearing in courtrooms and Courthouse
The new rule on Client Identification and Verification came into effect in Yukon on September 1, 2020
The territorial court has resumed hearing matters in person in Whitehorse and all other communities
The supreme court has resumed hearing matters in-person as long as they are able to take place safely and in accordance with the protocols outlined below
The Law Society of Yukon is pleased to announce free access to two separate mentorship programs for its members through the Law Society of Alberta
Updates and Changes to Continuing Professional Development – Law Society of Yukon – May 2020 and Updated October 2020
The Committee would also like to share with members the Notice to the Members of May 2020 and updated October 2020. The Notice…
Bench & Bar Seminar – Notice from the Supreme Court
On August 19, 2020, the Executive of the Law Society of Yukon voted to approve amendments to the Rules.
The Yukon Public Law Library is opening its doors to the public on Monday, August 10th. Doors will be unlocked from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday to Friday.
The Annual General Meeting, postponed from May 28, 2020, of the Law Society of Yukon has been rescheduled for
These are updated notices from the Courts.
Rule amendments to Client Identification and Verification
Updates and Changes to CPD – May 2020
The election results for the Law Society of Yukon Executive are available as well as an announcement about the postponement of the Annual General Meeting
The Law Society of Yukon has announced the election results for the executive
This notice updates the March 24, 2020 announcement regarding measure being...
This is an update to the Territorial Court Notices dated April 7 and March 24,...
The Yukon Information & Privacy Commissioner has issued an advisory on the Zoom videoconferencing app
The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner released Guidance on March 17,...
The Yukon College has published a special legal edition of the Northern Review
The Yukon Legal Services Society has provided an update on services during COVID-19
On April 7, 2020 the Territorial Court of Yukon announced more measures...
The Law Society has developed FAQ’s to provide guidance for lawyers to support...
The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner has released guidance about...
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has guidance about the application of...
The Supreme Court of Yukon has released updated information on COVID-19
See the attached notice about Guidance for legal professionals testing positive or presumptively positive for COVID-19 virus
See the attached notice from the Government of Yukon about operations at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre
The Society is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health risk and is committed to supporting members and providing updates on how we will continue to fulfill our mandate during this time.
Notice of Law Society of Yukon Executive Elections and AGM
The Territorial Court of Yukon has released information on COVID-19
The Supreme Court of Yukon has released information on COVID-19
2020 National Criminal Law Program announces their registration is open. This year’s event focusses on criminal procedure, ethics and The Charter.
Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner, Diane McLeod-McKay has released an updated guidance document on ransomware
The Law Society of Yukon is pleased to announce that the new Legal Profession...
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada and its member law societies have...
As travellers come under increasing scrutiny at Canadian airports and border...