Law schools outside of Canada – NCA

Attending law schools outside of Canada

The Ontario Fair Access To Regulated Professions Act has guaranteed that graduates of law schools outside of  Canada have the right to have have their application to enter the lawyer licensing program evaluated according to standards that are:

transparent, objective, etc.

The Law Society of Upper Canada has delegated the evaluation of graduates of  foreign law schools to the National Committee on Accreditation (“NCA“).

Of particular interest are the following:

–       Frequently Asked Questions:

http://www.flsc.ca/en/foreignLawyers/faq.asp

–       NCA Examinations:

http://www.flsc.ca/en/foreignLawyers/ncaExaminations.asp

It is easiest for U.S. and U.K. law school graduates to be admitted to the Ontario bar.

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