LIANS conducts the mandatory professional liability insurance program for the benefit of the practicing insured members, offering the following key services.
Lawyers are required to report a claim to your insurer as soon as practicable after learning of a claim or becoming aware of circumstances which might give rise to a claim, however unmeritorious.Learn More
The Nova Scotia Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Group Policy provides basic professional liability insurance (Part A), optional excess insurance (Part B), and a trust protection indemnification policy (Part C).Learn More
Many organizations now recognize that mentoring is key to maintaining and enhancing professionalism and lawyering skills.Learn More
The Nova Scotia Lawyers Assistance Program (NSLAP) is a confidential referral and short term counselling service for members of the legal profession, their staff, and families who may have health or personal concerns.Learn More
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Request for Input on Proposed Criminal Law Standard: Bail Hearings (Conduct of Interim Release Hearings)
The Professional Standards (Criminal Law) Committee is seeking input from the membership with regard to the following proposed Standard: Please submit comments and suggestions…
LIANS is established and operated pursuant to the Legal Profession Act and its Regulations. LIANS is a subscriber of the Canadian Lawyers’ Insurance Association (CLIA), an Alberta licensed insurance reciprocal that is the insurer of the program.