Bar Admission Course and Examinations

Nunavut Statutes Exam

IMPORTANT NOTICE August 31, 2022 -  The requirement to pass the Nunavut Statutes Exam is currently not enforced until further notice. We invite you to read the President's Statement.

Students-at-law are required to pass the Nunavut Statutes Exam before applying for regular membership with the Law Society of Nunavut.

If you are looking for group practice environments for your articles, the possibilities that you may wish to investigate include:

  • Federal Crown (Criminal) tel: 867-975-4600
  • Government of Nunavut, Legal and Constitutional Law Division) tel: 867-975-6323
  • Legal Services Board of Nunavut (Legal Aid) tel: 867-360-4607
  • Nunavut Court of Justice tel: 867-975-6131

Bar Admission Course

Since March 2014 the Law Society established a collaboration with the Law Society of Manitoba to offer the Manitoba CPLED Bar Admission Course to all Nunavut Students-at-Law. 

2019-20 was the final year for the current CPLED program as we move towards the new and improved CPLED program - CPLED PREP, that commenced in 2021.

As part of LSN's Executive 2021 Articles Roundtable Discussions, LSN welcomed CPLED CEO, Dr. Kara Mitchelmore, in February 2020. You can read the report here and learn more about CPLED PREP here .   

                                    CPLED PREP 

  • 2022 Registration dates:  

                      1- In April for June start date;  

                      2- In October for December start date.

  • Both programs are nine-month-long part-time and begin with Phase I Foundation Modules Online self-directed          study (two-month-long based on the program overview)  
  • Register here 
    • Law Society Information:  
    • Choosing your jurisdiction to participate in the program: Choose the time zone that will best fit with your schedule ( AB; SK; MN or NS) .    
  • Payment: Payment is to be made directly to CPLED.