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Dates to Remember for Incoming 2019-20 Lawyer Candidates

Candidates are required to also access their Law Society web account for further deadlines, notices and requirements pertaining to their status in the Licensing Process.

 Deadlines are calculated in BUSINESS days, not calendar days.

LPP NOTICE TO CANDIDATES:
At the current time, the LPP has been approved to run until the 2019-20 term. The evaluation of the program is ongoing and further information about future sessions of the LPP, including applicable dates and deadlines, will be posted as it becomes available. Candidates are encouraged to check the website  regularly.  

Event/Action

Due Date

Online application launch

October 2018

Application (online and paper copy) due date

December 3, 2018

Application Fee due date

December 3, 2018

Examination  Accommodation request due date

30 BUSINESS days prior to the examination date. For more information, see Accommodations.

Study Material Release Date and Location:

Law Society of Ontario
130 Queen Street West 
Main floor, Materials Distribution Room

 

In-person distribution:  TBA
Online access: TBA
Shipping requests: TBA 

Monthly Payment Plan Application due (May start date)
Monthly Payment Plan Application due (October start date)

April 8, 2019
August 2, 2019

LPP Fee due

April 8, 2019

LPP Refund Deadline Dates

See the LPP page

Examination/Material Fee Payment due date for summer examination

April 8, 2019

Fees for all other examinations sittings

Due 30 BUSINESS days prior to the examination date

Registration for an examination

Due 30 BUSINESS days prior to each examination date:

March 2019 Barrister deadline: January 26, 2019
March 2019 Solicitor deadline: February 12, 2019

June Barrister 2019 deadline: TBA
June Solicitor 2019 deadline: TBA

November 2019 Barrister deadline: TBA
November 2019 Solicitor deadline: TBA

March 2020 Barrister deadline: TBA
March 2020 Solicitor deadline: TBA

Deferral of an examination

Five BUSINESS days prior to each examination date:

March 2019 Barrister deferral deadline: March 5, 2019
March 2019 Solicitor deferral deadline: March 19, 2019

June Barrister 2019 deferral deadline: TBA
June Solicitor 2019 deferral deadline: TBA

November 2019 deferral Barrister deadline: TBA
November 2019 deferral Solicitor deadline: TBA

March 2020 Barrister deferral deadline: TBA
March 2020 Solicitor deferral deadline: TBA

Early filing for Articling documentation for June Call to the Bar

April 6, 2019

Professional Conduct and Practice in Ontario (PCPO) program for candidates exempted from articling:

November 26, 27, 28, 2018
May 15, 16, 17, 2019
(dates and venues are subject to change)

Ryerson LPP Information Webinar #1 (optional)

TBA

Ryerson LPP Information Webinar #2 (optional)

TBA

LPP - Law Society Registration Deadline

TBA

Ryerson LPP - Registration Deadline (at Ryerson)

TBA

Ryerson LPP - New Candidate Welcome Webinar (live; online) (details will be provided by email to Candidates registered in the LPP)

TBA

Ryerson LPP - New Candidate Professional Development Webinar (live; online) (details will be provided by email to Candidates registered in the LPP)

TBA

Ryerson LPP - Summer Work Placement Application Process (eligible Candidates only)

TBA

Ryerson LPP - Summer Work Placement Interviews 

TBA

Ryerson LPP - New Candidate Orientation Webinar (live; online) (details will be provided by email to Candidates registered in the LPP)

TBA

Ryerson LPP - Deadline to Complete Work Placement Application Document Requirements - 
Fall Work Placement Process

TBA

Ryerson LPP - English Program Dates: (in person attendance required)

Ryerson LPP - Make-up Assessment Date

TBA

University of Ottawa French LPP Work Placement Period

TBA

Ryerson LPP Work Placement Period

TBA

University of Ottawa's French LPP FAQ session     

TBA

University of Ottawa's French LPP Online Information Session (mandatory)

TBA

Deadline to submit University of Ottawa's French LPP registration form

TBA

University of Ottawa's French LPP Online Orientation Session (mandatory)

TBA

University of Ottawa's French LPP Program Dates: (in person attendance required) 

TBA

Licensing Examination Date(s)

Please refer to the website for the dates, times and locations

Examination Results

Approximately 6-8 weeks after the examination date

Tutoring Program - due date for requests

30 BUSINESS days prior to examination date

Transcript due date

August 6, 2019

NCA Certificate of Qualification due date

30 BUSINESS days prior to examination date, or if articling,  prior to commencing articles; or by the LPP registration deadline

Articling start date if candidate wants to be called in June the following year

August 6, 2019

Articles of Clerkship due date

To be submitted once the articling term begins and no later than 10 BUSINESS days after the commencement of articles.

Call to the Bar Confirmation

Check your web account for updates on eligibility and confirmation 

Roll Signing

Dates sent to web account approximately 6 weeks prior to your anticipated call date