Attendance

All eligible candidates must be in attendance for a call to the bar. At the call, candidates are presented with the Degree of Barrister-at-Law by the Law Society, a Court Certificate of Qualification and are sworn to the oath.

The Oath to be taken can be accessed on the Law Society website By-Law 4, Sections 22, 23(1) and 24 (optional), respectively).

Following the conclusion of the call, the newly called members of the Ontario Bar are entitled to practise law in Ontario, subject to the rules and regulations set out and enforced by the Law Society in its regulatory role, to ensure the competence of the profession.

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