Annual Conference 2018

Date & Time

  • December 06 to 07
  • 08:00 PM - 04:30 PM


  • Halifax, NS
  • Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

CBA Nova Scotia’s Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th, 2018 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Attendees may choose from 28 sessions delivered over 2 days to earn up to 12 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) hours. There is something for everyone!

Check out the Brochure and then go to to register.

We are pleased to advise that The Honourable Thomas Cromwell C.C. will speak at a morning plenary on The Legal Services Gap. In addition, Megan Leslie, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada, will address registrants at the Friday lunch.

Some of the substantive topics to be covered during both days include:
• Tricks and Traps: A Series of Short Snappers on Obscure Issues in Real Estate Transactions
• Voice of the Child in the Courtroom
• Case Management/Simplified Process Hearing
• Re-Organizations – Why? How?
• Tax Efficient Estate Planning
• Confidentiality Orders: Law and Practice
• FOIPOP & Other Privacy Legislation NS Lawyers Need to Know About

Interested? We will also have knowledgeable speakers who are experienced with all of our offerings.

In addition, a Young Lawyers Bench and Bar Reception will be held immediately following the Thursday, December 6th sessions, your chance to catchup with colleagues and rub elbows with members of the Bench.

• A stream of topics dedicated to young lawyers
• A new deeply discounted Young Lawyer registration rate
• Travel discounts for out-of-towners
• Registration fees include breakfast, lunch and attendance at the Bench & Bar Reception
• Draws for great gifts

Wondering about registration fees? Well, the secret is now out of the bag! CBA Articling Student members and Law Student members can attend FREE for both days!

Watch for further attractive prices coming soon, including regional pricing that will be available for
Cape Breton and southwestern Nova Scotia registrants.

More details to follow as they become available.