Foreign lawyer- UToronto, YorkPD or UBC LLM?


Foreign lawyer from India who wants to qualify in Canada - by completing the nCA assessment and then writing the bar ( not choosy - can do either Ontario or BC bar). Should I go for University of Toronto, YorkPD or UBC LLM? Which ones offer best options regarding (a) fees; (b) availability of NCA courses
Foreign lawyer from India who wants to qualify in Canada - by completing the nCA assessment and then writing the bar ( not choosy - can do either Ontario or BC bar). Should I go for University of Toronto, YorkPD or UBC LLM? Which ones offer best options regarding (a) fees; (b) availability of NCA courses
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As I understand it, if you are applying to the regular LLM program at the University of Toronto (not the GPLLM), you can only take 'upper year' courses in the LLM Program.

Courses, including Foundations of Canadian Law, Constitutional, Contract, Criminal, Professional Responsibility, Property, and Torts are all lower year courses, according to U of T's website. Thus, you would NOT be allowed to take them for NCA requirements. But, if there is an upper-year course that you need to fulfill for NCA requirements, I believe it could count, if you get prior approval from the NCA first (as they require).

This information is only for regular LLM at University of Toronto. Not sure about the rest, but I think York has an LLM in Canadian Common Law, which is specifically designed to meet the NCA requirements.
As I understand it, if you are applying to the regular LLM program at the University of Toronto (not the GPLLM), you can only take 'upper year' courses in the LLM Program.

Courses, including Foundations of Canadian Law, Constitutional, Contract, Criminal, Professional Responsibility, Property, and Torts are all lower year courses, according to U of T's website. Thus, you would NOT be allowed to take them for NCA requirements. But, if there is an upper-year course that you need to fulfill for NCA requirements, I believe it could count, if you get prior approval from the NCA first (as they require).

This information is only for regular LLM at University of Toronto. Not sure about the rest, but I think York has an LLM in Canadian Common Law, which is specifically designed to meet the NCA requirements.
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akash.sri
I've received offers from both UBC and Osgoode! It's a really tough choice, I'm still undecided.
Anyone else?
I've received offers from both UBC and Osgoode! It's a really tough choice, I'm still undecided.
Anyone else?
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Hi All, is there a what’s app group for students who will be attending OsgoodePD this fall or a general what’s discussion forum for llm student going to Canada ?
Hi All, is there a what’s app group for students who will be attending OsgoodePD this fall or a general what’s discussion forum for llm student going to Canada ?
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akash.sri
I don't think there is.
Should make one and post the link on here.
I don't think there is.
Should make one and post the link on here.
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Hi all, I have made a WhatsApp group for students going to canadian law schools in this fall session. Please find the link here https://chat.whatsapp.com/ClhiU1XSyNL8KUjOCkkEKi..

[Edited by Aishwerya Kansal on Apr 24, 2019]

Hi all, I have made a WhatsApp group for students going to canadian law schools in this fall session. Please find the link here https://chat.whatsapp.com/ClhiU1XSyNL8KUjOCkkEKi..
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Sidhu91
Did you guys decide on your choice of school?
Did you guys decide on your choice of school?
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As I understand it, if you are applying to the regular LLM program at the University of Toronto (not the GPLLM), you can only take 'upper year' courses in the LLM Program.

Courses, including Foundations of Canadian Law, Constitutional, Contract, Criminal, Professional Responsibility, Property, and Torts are all lower year courses, according to U of T's website. Thus, you would NOT be allowed to take them for NCA requirements. But, if there is an upper-year course that you need to fulfill for NCA requirements, I believe it could count, if you get prior approval from the NCA first (as they require).

This information is only for regular LLM at University of Toronto. Not sure about the rest, but I think York has an LLM in Canadian Common Law, which is specifically designed to meet the NCA requirements.



Thanks for your response! would you recommend Osgoode's International business law LLM instead? They seem to be open to offering some of the courses NCA needs
[quote]As I understand it, if you are applying to the regular LLM program at the University of Toronto (not the GPLLM), you can only take 'upper year' courses in the LLM Program.

Courses, including Foundations of Canadian Law, Constitutional, Contract, Criminal, Professional Responsibility, Property, and Torts are all lower year courses, according to U of T's website. Thus, you would NOT be allowed to take them for NCA requirements. But, if there is an upper-year course that you need to fulfill for NCA requirements, I believe it could count, if you get prior approval from the NCA first (as they require).

This information is only for regular LLM at University of Toronto. Not sure about the rest, but I think York has an LLM in Canadian Common Law, which is specifically designed to meet the NCA requirements. [/quote]


Thanks for your response! would you recommend Osgoode's International business law LLM instead? They seem to be open to offering some of the courses NCA needs
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Hi All, is there a what’s app group for students who will be attending OsgoodePD this fall or a general what’s discussion forum for llm student going to Canada ?


The link is not working for me
[quote]Hi All, is there a what’s app group for students who will be attending OsgoodePD this fall or a general what’s discussion forum for llm student going to Canada ? [/quote]

The link is not working for me
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Sidhu91
The Osgoode PD LLM is designed specifically for NCA courses. If you complete the common law LLM from Osgoode you dont have to write any exams in Canada.
The Osgoode PD LLM is designed specifically for NCA courses. If you complete the common law LLM from Osgoode you dont have to write any exams in Canada.
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