About Us

The Yukon Law Foundation was established pursuant to Part 5 of the Yukon Legal Profession Act  . The objects of the Foundation are to maintain and manage a fund accumulated primarily from the interest on lawyers’ trust accounts, to be used for:

  • establishing, maintaining and operating a law library for public use,
  • contributing to the legal education and knowledge of lawyers and the people of the Yukon and providing programs and facilities for that purpose,
  • legal aid programs and related programs for the benefit of persons unable to afford the legal services they require,
  • contributing to the special fund,
  • contributing to other related projects or activities.

Our Funding Programs

A fund for law-related activities such as education, legal research, legal aid, law reform and maintenance of the law library.
Application Deadline: March 16, 2015
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A fund for scholarships that is made available for law or law related studies.
Application Deadline: August 31
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Financial assistance for Yukon articling students attending bar admission courses outside the territory.
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