Legal Professions Regulatory Reform



Engagement Summary

To improve access to legal services for British Columbians, the Ministry of the Attorney General is planning to streamline how legal service providers are regulated. These include:

  • Lawyers
  • Notaries
  • Licensed paralegals

The Ministry has drafted an intentions paper that outlines the proposed reforms and is looking for feedback from the public and key partners.

Read the intentions paper here: PDF version or HTML version.

Read the news release.

How to participate

Feedback will be accepted until 4 pm on November 18, 2022.

How your contribution makes a difference

All input will help inform potential legislation to modernize legal professions regulation. A short report summarizing the feedback will be published this winter.

Details of the Engagement

Date: September 14, 2022 to November 18, 2022

Category: Government

Status: Open

Location: Province-wide