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Canada[ edit ] In Canadaadmission to the bar is a matter of provincial or territorial jurisdiction. The common law provinces all require prospective lawyers to complete a term of articles usually 10 months after graduation from law school during which they work under the supervision of a qualified lawyer.
The bar exams may be taken after graduation from law school, but before the commencement of articling, or may be taken during or after articling is completed.
Once the barristers' and solicitors' exams have been passed and the term of articles is successfully completed, students may then be called the bar and admitted to the legal profession as lawyers barristers and solicitors.
These are akin to Articling positions in other jurisdictions and are the final Practical stage before being granted full admission to practice. The general timescale therefore to become fully qualified after entering Law School can range between 6—7 years assuming no repeats are required.
This training includes academical and vocational courses and mandatory internships in law firms. Entrance to Lawyer's School is obtained by competitive examination.
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Germany[ edit ] To become a lawyer in Germany, one has to study law at university for four or five years. This examination provides a very limited qualification, as there are no formal careers in the legal field that can be followed without further training.
After the first juristic examination, candidates that wish to fully qualify must participate in a two-year practical training period Referendariat including practical work as judge, prosecutor, and attorney.
At the end of this training, candidates must take and pass the Second State Examination Zweites Staatsexamen. This examination, if passed, allows successful participants to enter the bar as attorney, to become judges and to become state attorneys.
All careers have the same legal training Einheitsjuristeven though some careers require additional training namely public notaries and patent lawyers.
Ghana[ edit ] To become a lawyer in Ghanayou have to study law at any university that offers the Bachelor of Laws degree. After completing the four year law degree, graduands can apply to be enrolled at the Ghana School of Law. Following two years of professional training, successful students can take their bar examination.
Upon passing the bar examination, an induction and calling to the bar ceremony is held for all graduating students. This exam is composed of three parts: Ireland[ edit ] The bar exams in Ireland are the preserve of the Honorable Society of King's Innswhich runs a series of fourteen exams over ten weeks, from March to June each year, for those enrolled as students in its one-year Barrister-at-Law degree course.
These exams cover such skills as advocacy, research and opinion writing, consulting with clients, negotiation, drafting of legal documents and knowledge of civil and criminal procedure. Iran[ edit ] The Bar Exam in Iran is administered by two different and completely separate bodies. One is the Bar Association of every province -- all of which are under the auspices of the country's syndicate of the bars of the country.
The other one is administered by the Judicial System of Iran subject to article of the country's economic, social and cultural development plan.
The exam is highly competitive and only a certain number of top applicants are admitted annually. After admission to the bar, an month apprenticeship begins which is highly regulated under the auspices of Bar Syndicate Rules and supervision of an assigned First Degree Attorney.
Trainees or apprentices must attend designated courts for designated weeks to hear cases and write case summaries. A logbook signed by the judge on the bench has to certify their weekly attendance. By the end of the eighteenth month, they are eligible to apply to take the Final Bar Exam by submitting their case summaries, the logbook and a research work pre-approved by the Bar.
It is noteworthy, however, that during these 18 months, Trainees are eligible to have a limited practice of law under the supervision of their supervising Attorney. This practice does not include Supreme Court eligible cases and certain criminal and civil cases.
Each exam takes two days, a day on oral examination in front of a judge or an attorney, and a day of essay examination, in which they will be tested on hypothetical cases submitted to them.
Those who fail must redo the program in full or in part before re-taking the Final Bar Exam. Japan[ edit ] The bar exams in Japan yield the least number of successful candidates worldwide. Sincecandidates are allowed to take the examinations within five years before their right to take the exam is revoked and they either have to return to law school, take the preparatory exam or give up totally.
It is administered solely by the Ministry of Justice. Korea South [ edit ] Due to the colonial-era influence, Korea's bar exam system closely follows that of Japan's.Phone hours are am till pm Central Time, Monday through Friday, except for state and national holidays.
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Get instant lifetime access to streamlined content, real MBE questions, and unrivaled support. Illinois Bar Resources Regent Law Faculty are absolutely committed to preparing students for their state's bar exam. This guide is designed to complement, and should not be used to replace a formal bar exam preparatory course or information posted for current students by the Office of Career & Alumni Services.
Taking the exam at the end of this month. Sounds like IL civ pro and equity come up often - any past takers care to share what subjects they were. The Illinois Bar Exam is a two-day exam -- Tuesday and Wednesday -- with the performance test and essays on Tuesday and the multiple-choice Multistate Bar Exam on Wednesday.
First Day (Tuesday).