Focus On

A conversation with Beverley McLachlin

Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 1:04 PM | By John Carson

Please join the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, former chief justice of Canada and chair of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters, in a live (and lively) one-hour webinar conversation with The Lawyer’s Daily Ottawa bureau chief Cristin Schmitz about what consumers, lawyers, legal regulators and governments can do to overcome the barriers to accessing justice.

Beverley McLachlin

Beverley McLachlin

McLachlin is Canada’s first female chief justice and longest serving.

Since retiring from the Supreme Court of Canada, McLachlin has pursued her interest in dispute resolution as an arbitrator and mediator, as a member of the Hong Kong Court of Appeal, the Singapore International Commercial Court and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

McLachlin has received over 35 honorary degrees from universities throughout the world and numerous awards and honours including the Order of Canada.

She is also a regular columnist for The Lawyer's Daily in its free Access to Justice section.

  • Date: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
  • Time: 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • The webinar is free to view but registration is required

What would you like to ask Canada’s former chief justice? LexisNexis Canada invites you to register and to send in your question(s) for what promises to be a thought-provoking and enlightening discussion.

The discussion will be conducted in English. This webinar, depending on provincial requirements, contains one hour of Substantive CPD content. Please claim in accordance with your law society reporting requirements for CPD.

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