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Osgoode's Part-time Professional LLM

Canada's leading part-time 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.
Choose from 10 Specializations Starting in September
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 career and personal 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)

President, Canadian RiteRate Energy Corporation
"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 fields who want to develop a deeper expertise of the legal frameworks that define and 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.
Immerse yourself in a highly-interactive program that will help you reexamine and think critically about how facilitate negotiations and resolve conflict. Gain the skills to master new approaches to dispute resolution.
Securities Law
The regulation of securities is complex and constantly evolving.  Dive deeper and develop your understanding of the most important theoretical and practical issues confronting securities lawyers in Canada today.
Dispute Resolution
All specializations require completion of 36 credits to obtain an LLM degree.
Energy and Infrastructure Law
Develop insights on policies, players, and stakeholders while examining social, political and environmental issues.
Tax Law
Take the opportunity to gain a deep and broad understanding of the policies, principles and internal logic of tax laws in Canada and beyond.