Canadian Legal Advisor (CLA)

The Canadian Legal Advisor (CLA) Certificate is for lawyers with a Bachelor of Civil Law. CLA lawyers are restricted to giving legal advice and doing legal work on:

  1. the law of Quebec,
  2. matters under federal jurisdiction, and
  3. matters involving public international law.

To apply a CLA certificate, use the following documents:

Completed applications received by the administrator are submitted to the members of the Membership and Admissions Committee every second Monday. Consult the Timeline for more information.