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On The Web: Where to Find Law Societies Around The World


Canadian lawyers are regulated at the provincial and territorial level. Legal practitioners in Canada's common law jurisdictions practice as both barristers and solicitors. In Quebec there are two professional designations (avocat and notaire) and two separate governing bodies.

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is the national coordinating body for Canada's 14 law societies.