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Nova Scotia Barristers' Library

The Barristers' Library provides current, practical Canadian legal resources to meet the basic needs of practising lawyers in Nova Scotia and the information needs of Society staff.

The Barristers' Library is located in Halifax with satellite collections in Kentville and Sydney.

For more information, visit Library services on the Society's website or contact Library & Information Services (L&IS):

Nova Scotia Barristers' Library
1815 Upper Water Street, 7th floor
Halifax, NS B3J 1S7
T: 902 425 2665
Toll-free: 1 866 219 1202

The Halifax Barristers' Library is staffed 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Using the Library Catalogue

This catalogue lists library resources in Halifax, Kentville and Sydney as well as in selected county barristers' libraries in other parts of Nova Scotia.

  • texts, practice manuals, journals and law practice management material
  • case law and legislation
  • forms & precedents collections
  • reference resources and encyclopedic works
  • online resources licensed for in-library use
  • CPD (2002 to date) and CLE Society of Nova Scotia (1979 to 2002) material, some in full-text
  • Full text of articles published in the Nova Scotia Law News and the Society Record

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