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Membership for Internationally Trained Individuals
Information for interested parties presenting academic or professional credentials obtained outside of Canada who wish to obtain membership in the Law Society of Manitoba.
Information for Lawyers with International Practising Experience
Having completed their National Committee of Accreditation assessment, this information is for lawyers applying for admission to the Law Society of Manitoba's CPLED Program and as an Articling Student who have practising experience outside of Canada seeking an exemption from all or part of the Manitoba articling requirement and CPLED Program requirements. The applications can be found on the Society's website at:
Step by Step Registration Guide
Registration Document Checklist
Foreign Legal Consultant
Rule 3-32 defines a foreign legal consultant as a person who practices in Manitoba the law of a foreign jurisdiction in which the person is entitled to practice law. The Act defines foreign jurisdiction as a jurisdiction outside of Manitoba in which the legal profession is regulated.
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Upcoming CPD Events
November 27 & December 5, 2014 - The Property Registry Land Titles Deposit Accounts
November 28 & 29 - 2014 Isaac Pitblado Lectures - Accessing Justice: Beyond Barriers * Sold Out
le 2 décembre 2014 - Le professionnalisme au quotidien
December 3, 2014 - Everyday Ethics Series: Money 101 (Billing, Accounting, Borrowing and Lending)
December 2014 - March 2015: Everyday Ethics Series
December 8, 2014 - Can’t We all Just Get Along: Using Estate Planning Agreements to Address Family Issues
December 9, 2014 - DVD Replay: Mental Health and Lawyers: Real Life Lessons
Winter CPD Replays
December 15, 2014 - DVD Replay: Grace Under Pressure, Taking the "I" out of Family Law
December 16, 2014 - DVD Replay: Anatomy of an Estate
January 5, 2015 - DVD Replay: The Approximately 11th Annual Accommodation in the Workplace
January 6, 2015 - DVD Replay: Sessions 1-3 of the Everyday Ethics Series Featuring Allan Fineblit, Q.C
January 7, 2015 - DVD Replay: Assisted Reproduction: Legal Parentage & Birth Registration
January 7, 2015 - DVD Replay: Intellectual Property; Protection And Enforcement
January 8, 2015 - DVD Replay: New Legislation; The Municipal By-Law Enforcement Act
January 9, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Privilege and Confidentiality
January 12, 2015 - New Legislation: The Condominium Act
February 11, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Mobility 101...from Pangnirtung to Chicoutimi
February 20, 2015 - Expert Opinion Evidence
February 24, 2015 - Wills that Work: Practical and Proficient Drafting
February 27, 2015 - Estate Administration for Paralegals and Support Staff
March 11, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Glass 1/2 Full (Little Things that Cause Big Problems)