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Osgoode's Full-time Professional LLM in Tax Law

Canada’s leading legal programs for internationally trained lawyers.

CANADA'S LEADING LEGAL MINDS
Tap into the minds of the legal industry’s thought leaders and leverage their experience to optimize your development. Led by Professor Jinyan Li and Scott Wilkie, your instructors include academics, senior executives and senior counsel in tax law.
Apply by October 11, 2017. Start in January 2018.
BEYOND THE BASICS
Connect with a mix of Canadian lawyers and professionals who have at least five years of work experience directly related to tax (such as accounting, finance, trusts). Everyone in your classroom is looking to add a strong advanced foundation in tax law to their professional profile.
Allan J. Ritchie, BA, JD, LLM (Tax Law), MBA, Managing Partner, Loopstra Nixon LLP
“In addition to the intricacies of International Business Law, this program also gives you the flexibility to explore & study other legal areas of your interest. You get an opportunity to learn from the rich experiences of well reputed and knowledgeable professors. The cultural diversity of the student body adds another enlightening dimension to the program. Lifelong professional and personal connections are made. Finally, the internship experience is of immeasurable value for international students.”
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Gain a deeper understanding of the policies, principles and the internal logic of tax laws in Canada and internationally. Uncover all aspects of tax law from the most basic rules underlying traditional personal tax planning principles to current developments in the sophisticated design of financial instruments.

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Why choose the LLM in Tax Law?
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
Think critically about the pressing and challenging issues affecting the Canadian criminal justice system
Develop insights on policies, players, and stakeholders while examining social, political and environmental issues
Choose courses from multiple LLM specializations and craft your own unique specialization of study 

 

> Tax Policy, Statutory Interpretation and the Foundations of the Taxation of Individuals  [6 credits]
> Tax Administration and Litigation [3 credits]
> Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations [3 credits]
COURSES INCLUDE:
This one-year, full-time degree requires completion of 36 credits obtained through coursework and a Major Research Paper, or coursework only. Full-time students are strongly encouraged to consider completing a Major Research Paper. 

Take your pick of elective courses from Osgoode Hall Law School’s JD specialization and from other Osgoode Professional’s LLM specializations (subject to space availability).
Apply by February 6, 2019. Start in September 2019.
> Tax Policy, Statutory Interpretation and the Foundations of the Taxation of Individuals 
 [6 credits]
> Tax Administration and Litigation [3 credits]
> Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations [3 credits]
Allan J. Ritchie, BA, JD, LLM (Tax Law),  MBA, 
Managing Partner, Loopstra Nixon LLP
“In addition to the intricacies of International Business Law, this program also gives you the flexibility to explore & study other legal areas of your interest. You get an opportunity to learn from the rich experiences of well reputed and knowledgeable professors. The cultural diversity of the student body adds another enlightening dimension to the program. Lifelong professional and personal connections are made. Finally, the internship experience is of immeasurable value for international students.”