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Issue 41 | September 2016


This newsletter includes information to help lawyers reduce the likelihood of being sued for malpractice. The material presented is not intended to establish, report, or create the standard of care for lawyers. The articles do not represent a complete analysis of the topics presented, and readers should conduct their own appropriate legal research.
Registration open for LIANS' 2016 Fall Conference

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Casino Nova Scotia Halifax

Morning or Afternoon session (includes lunch and breaks): $150+HST
Full day early-bird rate: $200+HST
Full day rate after October 7th: $250+HST


  •  “Changes in practice under the LRA”; “Removal of interests by operation of law”; “How land titles work in New Brunswick” with Catherine Walker QC, Mark Coffin (Registrar General, Land Titles NS), Jan McNenly (Deputy Registrar General, Land Registry Manager NS), Raffi Balmanoukian, J Washington and Serge Gauvin (Registrar General, Land Titles NB): 9am-12:15pm
  • Cameron McInnes of Chicago Title (title insurance)


  • “Duty to report: Assistance for colleagues in mental health crisis” with Elaine Cumming (NSBS) and Pat Cassidy QC: 1pm
  • “Assisted dying legislation and palliative care issues” with Jeanne Desveaux: 2pm
  • “Top Risk and Practice Management Tips 2016” with Stacey Gerrard (LIANS): 3pm

Register online:
(or register by telephone or email with Alex at 902-423-1300 x325 or

Sessions will benefit lawyers, office managers, paralegals and legal assistants from across Atlantic Canada. Lawyers and staff from all sized firms are welcome. Free on-site parking for all registrants.