Enrolment as Articled Clerk
To be enrolled as an articled clerk, a candidate must:
  • Secure a position with a Principal, who is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island and been in the actual practice of law for five years;
  • Submit an application and other required documents, pay the required fee.
  • Be 18 years old, and a permanent resident or citizen of Canada;
  • Have a Canadian common law degree or its equivalent as certified by the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies; and

Students will be required to have successfully completed the following course in law school in obtaining such Degree:
  • Canadian Constitutional Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Torts
and have successfully completed 4 of 7 courses in the following subject areas in obtaining such Degree:
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Wills/Trusts
  • Administrative Law

The required application for enrolment, and supporting documentation, and the required fees must be submitted to the Law Society office by the first day of the Clerkship.

Please consult the Articling Handbook for further information