Tap into the minds of the legal industry's thought leaders. Our faculty includes academics, judges, and legal industry experts from across the world.
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.
Osgoode is the only law school in Canada that offers up to 15 Professional LLM degree specializations with  breadth and depth of course offerings.
Fay A. McFarlane, BA, LLB, LLM (Real Property Law), LLM (Family Law), LLM (Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution), Professor, Georgian College
"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 (Energy & Infrastructure Law), Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Peak Power Inc.
"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 Rai, JD, LLM (Tax Law), Senior Tax Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG)
“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 take their careers in a new direction, or to help support achieving other long-term professional development goals.

Administrative Law

Business Law

Constitutional 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.
Develop insights on policies, players, and stakeholders while examining social, political and environmental issues.
Energy and Infrastructure Law

Osgoode's Part-Time Professional LLM

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

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Criminal Law and Procedure
Examine a wide range of
current issues affecting the Canadian criminal justice system from historical, theoretical and empirical perspectives. 

Combine two to three specializations to customize learning for your own personal and professional goals.    

General Law
Dispute Resolution
Examine existing limitations of traditional conflict resolution processes and new approaches to resolving disputes.
Financial Law

Gain insight into the legal and policy frameworks of Canadian and international banking and financial services law 

Labour Relations and Employment Law

Gain a deeper understanding of the theory, policies, and principles that underlie labour and employment law.  

Health Law

Explore major areas where law and health intersect and go in-depth into this rapidly growing field with a wide range of practice opportunities and intellectual challenges. 

Intellectual Property Law

Analyze policies and principles that underlie intellectual property laws and strengthen your analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Investigate the behaviour of courts, legislatures, regulators, businesses, and individuals as they seek to protect information privacy as new technologies and institutional practices emerge. 

Securities Law

Walk away with a deeper understanding of the most important theoretical and practical issues confronting securities lawyers in Canada today.

Taxation Law
Do a deep dive into the policies, principles, and internal logic of tax laws in Canada and beyond.