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 October 15, 2020. 
Start in January 2021.
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 14 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), 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 (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 take their careers in a new direction, or to help support achieving other long-term professional development goals.

Administrative Law

Business Law

Constitutional Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity 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.

The first offering of its kind in Canada, you'll develop an understanding of the issues confronting privacy and cyber security professionals in Canada today.

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
Dive into the pressing and challenging issues affecting the Canadian criminal justice system.