2020/2021

Bar Admission Program

2020/2021 Important dates

Applications for admission submitted after April 1, 2020, should be submitted electronically to dkershaw@lsbnb.ca or kbenedetti@lsbnb.ca. The only documents required in original form are official transcripts, which must be sent directly to our office from each post-secondary academic institution attended. Fees, payable by cheque or money order, must also be mailed to our office at the following address:

Law Society of New Brunswick
68 Avonlea Court
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3C 1N8

Please contact the admissions department if you require further information. 
 

Date

Description

June 1, 2020

Deadline for Bar Admission Program Application, Student-at-law Application, and Application Fee

June 11 - 12, 2020

Opening Session (2 days)

July 22, 2020 

Legal Knowledge Examination

 September 1, 2020

Payment of first half of  Bar Course Fee 

September 14 - 25, 2020

Intensive Skills Training - Session A

September 28 - October 9, 2020

 Intensive Skills Training - Session B

October 22 - 24, 2020

Professional Skills Examination

January 2021 [specific dates to be determined]

Examination Re-Writes

 March 1, 2021

Payment of second half of  Bar Course Fee

March 15 - 26, 2021

Legal Practice Evaluation - Session A

April 12 - 23, 2021

Legal Practice Evaluation - Session B

Within 2 weeks of the commencement of articles

Articling Agreement (Form 2), Qualification of Principal (Form 3), and Education Plan (Form 4)

Within 6 months of the commencement of articles       

Education Plan Assessment (Form 5)

Approximately 4 - 7 weeks after the examination date

Bar Examination Results

June 2020 – May 2021

Online modules of Sustainable Practice Course

June 14, 2021

Admission Banquet

June 15, 2021

Admission Ceremony