After the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, some terminology will be changing within the legal system. For example, four provinces have already renamed their highest trial courts. And provinces that have handed out “Queen’s Counsel” designations for decades to prominent lawyers, will now need to switch to “King’s Counsel”.

Regarding the change, Eugene Meehan—now K.C., says that he will be “partially affected”—“change of letterhead change on our website, change to business cards, change to email signature, change to the brass plate outside the front door. But still, not very much”.

Read more about the impact this change will have on the legal community in this recent Canadian Lawyer Magazine article.