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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 2015 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.

Drew Pearson


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

Pierre Bisbicis
Paul Emanuelli
David Jardine
Hannah McDonald
Mark Tweedy
Rosslyn Young
Bryce Cabott
David Hobbs
Lori Lavoie
Brett Nash
Sheri Lynn Vigneau
Zeb Brown

Change In Status

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

Peter Csiszar
Kimberley Hawkins
John McCormick
Jason Tarnow
Drummond, Rachel
Brook Land-Murphy
Ann Pollak
Alexander Yiu

Retired Members' Roll

Penelope Gawn
Richard Salter
A. Anne King
James Taylor