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Support lacking for foreign-trained lawyers seeking jobs here, reports say

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 10:31 AM | By Carolyn Gruske

Two recent reports have looked at the support foreign-trained lawyers get when they are trying to qualify to practise law in Canada. And both of those reports find that the support could be much better.

Lauren Heuser, author of “Closed Shops: Opening Canada’s Legal Profession to Foreign-Educated Lawyers” One report, “Program Review of the National Committee on Accreditation for the Federation of Law Societies of Canada¸” was prepared by Cambridge Professional Development on behalf of the federation (FLSC). The second, “Closed Shops: Opening Canada’s Legal Profession to...