Becoming a Lawyer in Saskatchewan
Generally speaking, to become a member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, the following are required:
- A Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) or a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from a faculty of common law at a Canadian university or Certificate of Equivalency issued by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA).
- Suitability to practise.
- Successful completion of the PREP Bar admission course.
- Successful completion of 12 months of articles (temporarily reduced to a minimum of 8 months in direct response to COVID-19 for those students who complete or commence their articles in 2020).
- 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;
- National Mobility Transfer lawyers from other Canadian jurisdictions applying for admission pursuant to a Mobility Agreement, or;
- International applicants who have obtained their legal credentials outside of Canada.