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Osgoode's Part-time Professional LLM

Canada's leading Professional LLM for lawyers, executives and experienced professionals.

Tap into the minds of the legal industry's thought leaders. Our faculty includes academics, judges, and legal industry experts from across the world.
Apply by May 9, 2018
Start in September 2018
Part-time and conveniently located in downtown Toronto. With distance learning options and flexible class schedules, the Professional LLM is designed for those juggling daily personal and professional commitments.
With 14 specializations to choose from, Osgoode is the only law school in Canada to offer a Professional LLM degree with such breadth and depth of course offerings.
Fay A. McFarlane, BA, LLB, LLM (Real Property Law), LLM (Family Law), LLM Candidate  2018 (Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution), Barrister, Solicitor, Notary
"Osgoode’s LLM programs have allowed me to continue operating a busy law practice on a full-time basis while pursuing my LLM degrees. The experience I gained has proven, and continues to be, invaluable. I have made a lot of professional, as well as personal, connections that continue to mean the world to me.”
Imran Noorani, MBA, LLM Candidate 2018 (Energy & Infrastructure Law)
"The Energy and Infrastructure Law LLM affords you the opportunity to think about sectors objectively and to think through a strategic, policy and infrastructure lens. Faculty are leading industry professionals who provide deep expertise and historical frameworks in areas that traditional work only provides limited exposure to. This is one of the most interesting and career specific programs I’ve ever undertaken and appreciate learning with and from the best in the industry."
Bhuvana Sankaranarayanan, JD, LLM (Tax Law), Tax Lawyer 
“Osgoode's LLM program offered in-depth courses in tax law with experienced practitioners and professors. The flexibility of the program, which is very accommodating to the needs of distance or working students, allowed me to do an LLM while working full-time.”
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Professional LLM students are lawyers, executives and experienced professionals with five to 30 years of experience in their field who want to develop a deeper expertise of the legal frameworks that affect their industries. 

Our students choose to do an LLM for a variety of reasons including become an authority in their area, to advance their careers, focus on a new area of practice, or to help support achieving other long-term professional development goals.

Administrative Law
Business Law
Constitutional Law
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
Labour Relations & Employment Law
Who takes an LLM and why?
Examine and analyze contemporary legal issues relating to the delivery of public programs and social benefits.
Dive into issues of governance, learn to manage legal risks and understand the new realities of corporate regulation.
Explore Canadian constitutional law and develop a deeper understanding of the evolving jurisprudence.
Examine major areas where law and health intersect, including; bioethics, biotechnology, malpractice and pharmaceutical regulation.
Broaden your knowledge of the social, economic, and technological considerations presented in this rapidly changing field.
Gain a deeper understanding of the theory, policies and principles that underlie labour and employment law.
Develop insights on policies, players, and stakeholders while examining social, political and environmental issues.
Securities Law
Understand the most important theoretical and practical issues confronting securities lawyers in Canada today.
Energy and Infrastructure Law
All specializations require completion of 36 credits to obtain an LLM degree.