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Application for Exemption from Articling and CPLED Requirements Based on Foreign Practising Experience

This application is for lawyers applying for admission to the Law Society of Manitoba who have practising experience outside of Canada. Applicants to the CPLED Program and as an Articling Student who have practised in a foreign jurisdiction may apply for an exemption from: all or part of the CPLED Program requirement; and/or all or part of the articling requirement of 52 weeks of full time articles. In addition to the Application to the Manitoba CPLED Program and as an Articling Student, this application must be accompanied with the Summary of Practice Experience - Foreign Jurisdiction, the non-refundable application fee, original letters of reference and a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee of Accreditation. A current Certificate of Standing is required and must be received to the Law Society directly from the applicants original governing body. No timeline for decision can be provided prior to receipt of a completed application. All applications are considered on a case by case basis.

Application_for_Exemption_Foreign_Lawyer.pdf — PDF document, 343Kb

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