35. Gown. In the court room, a male lawyer wears either a black gown with a black jacket, dark trousers and a shirt with a white collar and bands, or a black gown closed in front, with a raised neck opening, long sleeves and white bands. A female lawyer wears a black gown with white bands and a black long-sleeved dress or a dark skirt or trousers and a white long-sleeved blouse.
A male articled student wears either a black gown with a dark suit, white shirt and dark tie, or a black gown closed in front, with a raised neck opening and long sleeves. A female articled student wears a black gown with a dark skirt or trousers and a white long-sleeved blouse or dark clothing.
However, it is not required to wear a gown during the months of July and August, nor in the Practice Chamber for civil matters. When a gown is not required, male attorneys and male articled students wear plain trousers, jacket, shirt and tie; female attorneys or female articled students wear a plainskirt or trousers with a blouse and jacket, a dress or a tailor-made suit.
Decision 2016-05-20, s. 35.