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Law and Ethics Webinar for In-House Counsel

Vancouver, November 24, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The complexity of today’s business world can give rise to a host of issues involving legal ethics. In-house counsel play a key role in finding solutions to these issues, but varying ethical rules in different jurisdictions can make the decision-making process complex.

This webcast will feature a panel of lawyers who will discuss a range of current ethical issues that in-house counsel may face. Attendees will be provided with scenarios and encouraged to participate in the discussion and are invited to submit suggested topics or scenarios in advance of the presentation.


  • Steven McKoen, Q.C., Partner, Blakes

  • Tara McPhail, Director, Discipline and External Litigation, The Law Society of British Columbia

  • Tanya Rothe, General Counsel, D-Wave Systems Inc.



Tuesday, November 24, 2020
8 – 10 a.m. (PST)

Mandatory Continuing Education

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 2 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.

This program contains 2 hours of Professionalism content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.