Annual Archives: 2020

Free legal advice just before the holidays! The YBM is back with the Free Legal Helpline across the province of Québec

The 35th edition of the Young Bar of Montreal’s (YBM) Legal Helpline will be held on November 28th and 29th! During this weekend, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., volunteer lawyers willbe ready for your calls in order to provide free legal advice to citizens over the phone as well as information on the various…
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The YBM welcomes the agreement for new legal aid tariffs, but reiterates the urgent need of a thorough reform of quebec’s legal aid system

The Young Bar of Montreal (YBM) welcomes the Government of Québec’s announcement of a 5% retroactive increase in legal aid fees for the period of October 1st, 2017 to May 31, 2019 and a 14.7% increase in fees from June 1st, 2019 to September 30, 2022. This is a long-awaited increase for lawyers in private…
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Statement on the death of the right honourable John Turner, P.C., C.C., Q.C. | President of the YBM 1960-1961

The Young Bar of Montreal (YBM) family is saddened to learn of the passing of its 1960-1961 President, the Right Honourable John Turner. An accomplished athlete, lawyer and politician, John Turner began his legal practice in Montreal. While in Montreal, he served as the President of the YBM for the 1960-1961 term. He was elected…
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Free Legal Helpline across the province of Québec – A 34th edition focused on dispute prevention and resolution processes

The Young Bar of Montreal’s (YBM) Legal Helpline is back for the benefit of the people of the province of Québec! On August 29th and 30th, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., volunteer lawyers and notaries will answer citizen’s questions by phone and provide them free legal advice as well as information on the various…
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