The CBA Pensions and Benefits Law Section is Canada’s leading association of pensions and benefits lawyers. We represent this area’s diverse interests. Our Section is the non-partisan voice furthering the knowledge of pensions and benefits law within the legal profession across Canada.

Our mandate is to:

  • Review developing pensions and benefits legislation, standards and policy, and promote harmonization
  • Facilitate dialogue on pensions and benefits matters among members of the legal profession, legislators, the judiciary, public policy organizations, employers, unions, retirees, pension plan members and the public
  • Serve as an educational resource, and organize lectures and seminars on pensions and benefits laws, standards and policy
  • Promote and undertake research on pensions and benefits law and related matters
  • Advocate for pension standards reform

Our Section liaises regularly with:

  • Actuarial Standards Board
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Canadian Pension Management
  • Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
  • Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Department of Finance Canada
  • Department of Justice Canada
  • Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
  • International Pensions and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association
  • Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada

Our Committees

Would you like to contribute and network with other legal professionals in the field? Email pensions@cba.org to join one of our committees. They include:

  • Advocacy and Government Relations Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Professional Development Committee

Get Involved

There are many other ways to get involved:

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Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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