Recruitment across Canada

As a UCalgary Law student, you are eligible to practice law in all common law jurisdictions across Canada. Explore the many options available to you, organized by province.

Alberta: Calgary


2021 1L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Jan 19, 2021: Portal Opens
  • Jan 28, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (MT):  Application Deadline 
  • Feb 16-19, 2021: Interview week 
  • Feb 19th, 2021 @ 5 pm: Offer Date

View Protocol -TBA     

1L 2021 Boot Camp Session TBA

Law Society Recruitment Rules 

 

 

2021 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Aug 10, 2020: Portal Opens 
  • Sept 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (MT): Application Deadline 
  • Sept 29 & 30, 2020: Virtual OCIs
  • Oct 5-16, 2020: Second Interview Period
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (MT): Offer Day

View the Summer Recruitment Chart

View Protocol

2L Key Dates, Information & Tips for OCI's

2022-2023 Articling Recruitment

  • June 7-21, 2021:  Interview week
  • June 15, 2021: Offer date - offer must remain open for acceptance for 24 hours

Law Society Recruitment Rules 

Alberta: Edmonton


2021 1L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

Law Society Recruitment Rules 

2021 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Sept 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (MT): Application Deadline 
  • Sept 29 & 30, 2020: OCI's
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (MT): Offer Day

2022-2023 Articling Recruitment

Law Society Recruitment Rules 

British Columbia: Vancouver and Lower Mainland


2021 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Jan 20, 2021: Application Deadline
  • Feb 8, 2021: OCI's for UofC 
  • Feb 22, 2021 - Mar 7, 2021: Blackout Period
  • Feb 23, 2021 at 8 a.m. (PT) - Feb 24, 2021 at 8 p.m. (PT): Intent to Call E-mails
  • Feb 25, 2021 at 8 a.m. (PT): Interview Call Day
  • Mar 8, 2021 to March 10, 2021: In-Firm Interview Week
  • Mar 11, 2021 at 8 a.m. (PT): Offer Day 

Vancouver Firms Attending On-Campus Interview's on February 8, 2021

Vancouver 2L 2021 Summer Virtual OCI Information for Students - TBA

2021 Vancouver Employer Recruitment Process Survey

Vancouver 2L Summer Recruit Call Day Scheduling Tips 

2021-2022 Articling Recruit Dates & Deadlines

  • Sept 16, 2020: Application Deadline
  • Oct 6, 2020 to 8 a.m. (PT) to Oct 7, 2020 8 p.m.: Intention to Call E-mails
  • Oct 8 a.m. (PT): Interview Call Day
  • Sept 28, 2020 to Oct 18, 2020: Blackout Period
  • Oct 19, 2020 to Oct 21, 2020: In-Firm Interview Week
  • Oct 22, 2020 at 8 a.m. (PT): Offer Day

2021-2022 Hiring Intentions Chart - Vancouver Bar Association

   

Manitoba


2021-2022 Artilcing Recruit Dates & Deadlines

  • Oct 9, at 12:00 p.m. (CTD): Application Deadline
  • Oct 23, 2020 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. (CDT): Interview Call Day
  • Nov 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.- Nov 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (CDT): Interview Period
  • Nov 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (CDT): Offer Day

Law Society of Manitoba Articling Recruitment Guidelines 

2L 2021 Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

Ontario: Toronto


2021 1L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Feb 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET): Application Deadline
  • Feb 5, 2021  at 5:00 p.m. (ET) - March 2, 2021 to 8:00 a.m. (ET): Blackout        Period
  • Mar 2, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m. (ET) - Mar 4 @ 3:00 p.m. (ET): Interview Week
  • Mar 4, 2021 between 3:00 p.m. (ET) - 5:00 p.m. (ET): Cooling Off Period
  • Mar 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.: Offer Day

 2021 1L Toronto LSO Summer Student Recruitment Procedures

 

2021 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Jan 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET): Application Deadline
  • Jan 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET) - March 2, 2021 to 8:00 a.m. (ET): Blackout Period
  • Feb 3, 2021: OCI's for UofC 
  • Mar 2, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m. - Mar 4 @ 3:00 p.m. (ET): Interview Week
  • Mar 4, 2021 between 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET): Cooling Off Period 
  • Mar 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET): Offer Day 

Toronto Firms Attending On-Campus Interview's on February 3, 2021 

Toronto 2L 2021 Summer Virtual OCI Information for Students - TBA

U of T Law 2L Toronto Recruit Employer Panel (Oct 22, 2020)

2021 2L LSO Toronto Summer Student Recruitment Procedures 

Toronto 2L Summer Recruitment Call Day Tips 

 

2021- 2022 Articling Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Sept 25, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (ET): Application Deadline
  • Aug 10, 2020: viLaw Portal Opens
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (ET): Interview Scheduling Call Day
  • Nov 2, 2020 - November 4, 2020: Interview Week
  • Nov 4, 2020 at 3:00 -5:00 p.m. (ET): Cooling Off Period
  • Nov 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (ET): Offer Day

2021-2022 Articling Recruitment Guide 

2021-2020 Articling Recruitment Procedures: Law Society of Upper Canada 

Ontario: Ottawa


2021 2L Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Jan (TBA): Application Deadline 
  • Feb 17 - 25, 2021: Interview Week
  • Feb 26, 2021, 8 a.m. (ET): Offer Day 

Ottawa IP Recruitment: Summer 2021

  • Oct 26, 1 p.m. (ET): Application Deadline
  • Nov 5 - 12, 2020: Interview Period
  • Nov 13, 2020, 8 a.m. (ET): Offer Date

Ottawa IP Recruitment 2021 Summer Guide 

Ottawa IP Recruitment Panel Video Link

2021- 2022 Ottawa Articling Recruitment

  • July 20 at 5 p.m. (ET): Application deadline
  • Aug 17 - 27th: Interview Period
  • Aug 28 at 8 a.m. (ET): Offer Day

Ontario: London


2021 1L & 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

2020 Summer Dates & Deadlines

2022- 2023 Articling Dates & Deadlines

2021-2022 Articling Dates & Deadlines

Articling Information & Additional Resources

Employee Directory

NALP Canadian Directory of Legal Employers

Ontario: Regional


Hamilton

2022-2023 Articling Dates - TBA  

2021-2022 Articling Hiring Intentions

2021 Summer Recruit Dates & Deadlines 

Hamilton Law Society -  Firms Hiring 2021-2022 Articling Students

Kitchener-Waterloo/Cambridge

2022-2023 - Articling Dates -TBA

2021- 2022 Articling Deadlines    

2021 Summer Recruit Dates & Deadlines

Waterloo Region Law Association

Windsor

2022-2023 Articling Dates TBA

2021-2022 Articling Recruit Dates & Deadlines

2021 Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines TBA

Essex/Windsor Law Association

Articling Information & Additional Resources

Employer Directory 

NALP Canadian Directory of Legal Employers

Saskatchewan


2021 1L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

  • Oct 8th, 2020: viLaw Portal Opens for Applications
  • Nov 12th at 5:00 pm, 2020: Deadline
  • Nov  16th - 20th, 2020: Interview invitations
  • Nov  23rd -27th, 2020: Virtual interview week
  • Dec 1st at 4:30 pm, 2020: Offer date

2021 2L Summer Recruitment Dates & Deadlines

2022-2023 Articling Recruitment

 

 

United States and International


NALP Directory of Legal Employers

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University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office

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Federation of Law Societies of Canada

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