For Lawyers and Students

Becoming a Lawyer in Saskatchewan

Basic Requirements

 

Generally speaking, to become a member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, the following are required:

  1. A Bachelor of Laws degree (L.L.B.)or a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from a faculty of common law at a Canadian university or Certificate of Equivalency issued by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA)
  2. Suitability to practise
  3. Successful completion of the CPLED Bar Admissions Programs
  4. Successful completion of 12 months of articles
  5. Submission of the relevant application documents and fees

Please note that there may be slight variations to these basic requirements.  Once you have determined which of the following categories applies to you, please refer to the specific requirements for admission under that category:

  • Students who hold a Bachelor of Laws degree or a Juris Doctor degree from a faculty of common law at a Canadian university
  • Transfer lawyers from other Canadian jurisdictions applying for admission pursuant to a Mobility Agreement
  • International applicants who have obtained their legal credentials outside of Canada