Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP) is the first of its kind in Ontario. It’s an innovative alternative to traditional articling through a rigorous and demanding eight-month program combining on-line training and experiential learning with a hands-on work term. Ryerson works with the Law Society of Upper Canada and the legal community, including a strategic alliance with the Ontario Bar Association, to deliver a dynamic program that prepares Law School graduates to succeed in their legal practice and careers.
Innovative, Experiential, Entrepreneurial
New LSUC approved path for lawyer licensing
Ontario Bar Association Strategic Alliance
By the Profession, For the Profession
4 Month Practical Training
(August – December)
4 Month Work Placement
(January – April)
Every “firm” prepared a plan to set up the day after their Call. Business plans included 2 years of financial statements for submission to the Bank for money.
Sheila Block (Partner at Torys LLP) and Jim Seckinger (Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame) developed and delivered a 3 day Intensive Trial Advocacy Program with the support of 65 practitioners from various organizations.
Leading Corporate Counsel from major corporations provide training and advice on succeeding as and working with in-house counsel.