The Certificate of Service under Articles must be filed with Articling at the Law Society of Upper Canada at the end of the articling placement or within 10 business days after the end of the placement. The Certificate of Service under Articles must be signed by both the Principal and the candidate and filed with the Law Society by the candidate or the firm.
Candidates eligible for and wishing to be called to the bar in June must observe the early filing deadline and file the Certificate of Service under Articles - June Call to the Bar by April 1 of the current year.
The Certificate of Service under Articles confirms completion of the articling placement, the Professional Responsibility and Practice (PRP) Course and the PRP Course Assessment. Any days taken as Time Off by the candidate during the placement must be included on this certificate, including any vacation, sick days and study days.