Darrel Pink LLM (LSE, 1979), LLB (Dalhousie, 1978), BA (Acadia, 1975) is Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (NSBS). Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Mr. Pink was a partner in Patterson Kitz in Halifax where he practiced civil and criminal litigation and administrative law. He was a member of the NSBS Bar Council before his appointment as Executive Director.
Mr. Pink has lectured for many years at Dalhousie Law School in the professional responsibility course. He is Past President of the Continuing Legal Education Society of Nova Scotia and has been a frequent presenter on issues of regulation of the profession to other law societies in Canada and abroad. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Pink participated in four workshops on governance of the legal profession in Eastern Africa organized by the CBA along with its partners the Ethiopian Bar Association, the Uganda Law Society, the Law Society of Kenya, the Tanganyika Law Society and the Zanzibar Law Society.
Mr. Pink is the President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CANLII). He is also an active volunteer Board member for several non-profit community organizations.