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Diploma of Law Clerk (LCK)
Diploma of Law Clerk (LCK)

Diploma of Law Clerk (LCK)

  • ID:SC010085
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

Are you looking forward to working in the fast-paced legal industry? This two-year legal paraprofessional program will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to work alongside lawyers on their cases in a corporate, government or law firm setting. The curriculum is taught by legal professionals with extensive experience who will focus your learning on real estate, corporate and commercial law, litigation, wills and estates, and family law. Through workshops, law firm tours, court visits, career preparation events, a field placement and speaking engagements, you’ll acquire the technical skills, principles and ethics required for practise.

Your fluency in English is critical for your success and there is a strong focus on effective communication skills, both verbal and written, throughout the program.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Professional communication and proofreading

  • Legal drafting 

  • Problem-solving  

  • Organization and time management

  • Ability to conduct research, review legislation and synthesize relevant information 

  • Ability to collaborate and work in group settings

  • Proficiency in word processing and legal technology 

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Semester 1

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • LCP100, Professional Communication for Law Clerks

  • LGL140, Canadian Legal System and Immigration Law

  • LGL142, Legal Contracts in Everyday Life and Social Media

  • LXY150, Transcription and Legal Document Production

  • LXY250, Legal Office Procedures and Project Management

Semester 2

  • LXA300, Criminal Law and Access to Justice in Canada

  • LXC212, Corporate and Commercial Law I

  • LXD220, Litigation I and Personal Injury

  • LXM211, Family Law I

  • LXP215, Professional Conduct and Career Development

  • LXR216, Real Estate I

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 3

  • FPL330, Field Placement I

  • LXC312, Corporate and Commercial Law II

  • LXD311, Litigation II

  • LXM322, Family Law II

  • LXR350, Real Estate Law II and Technology

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 4

  • FPL430, Field Placement II

  • LGL411, Legal Research and Writing

  • LXE411, Estates

  • LXJ432, Debtor Creditor Law

  • LXY350, Legal Software Applications I

  • LXY450, Legal Software Applications II

  • plus: General Education Course

  • Additional

  • A typing speed of 50 words per minute is required to graduate from this program.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Small to large law firms

  • Legal departments of corporations

  • Financial institutions 

  • Government offices

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $808CAD

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