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A Certificate of Permission to Act entitles a lawyer who is not a member of the Law Society of Yukon to represent client(s) on a specific case or matter for a specific period of time.  There is no limit to the number of Certificates of Permission that a lawyer may hold at one time.  The Law Society may be contacted to provide clarification, subject to privacy concerns, regarding the exact matter(s) on which the lawyer is permitted to act.

The following lawyers have Certificates of Permission to Act. 

Please see our Legal Profession Act and Rules for information on the membership process, fees and requirements.


Changes in 2016 Membership Status


On an annual basis, the Law Society of Yukon will advise the public of the names of the lawyers who are no longer practising law in the Yukon Territory. Questions about this notice may be directed to the Law Society Office at 668-4231.

Disciplinary Suspension

No members of the Law Society of Yukon are currently under disciplinary suspension.



No members of the Law Society of Yukon are currently disbarred.


Administrative Suspensions

Administrative suspensions are made for non-payment of annual fees, errors and omissions insurance levies or surcharges, or failure to complete or file required forms.

Barry Ernewein

Brian Macdonald



The following lawyers ceased practising law in the Yukon because they voluntarily resigned from the Law Society of Yukon:

Kylie Byday
Cynthia Callahan-Maureen
Pierre Comeau
Natascha Joncas
Hilary Kennan
Matthew Latella

Bonnie Macdonald
John McCormick
Tim Preston
Richard Salter
Jonathan Sarin

Change In Status

The following lawyers changed their status to that of Non-Practising:

Jeremy Guild
Himmatpreet Kaur
Bradford Smith
Rick Smith
Karen Snowshoe
Jason Tarnow
Jean Teillet