Many jurisdictions require bar candidates to undergo a period of articling as one of the requirements for licensing. An Articling Student assists counsel in all aspects of the work of the legal services team. Including legal research, providing opinions, drafting letters and memoranda, analysis of Bills before the Legislative Assembly, and assisting in the review, resolution, and investigation of complaints. Note that all the articling student’s activities are under the direct supervision of the principal. However, it may be called different names, such as intern, according to the practice in specific jurisdictions.
Many candidates face serious situations during articling ranging from securing articling positions to combining articling with preparation for the bar exams.
Hence, at BES, we plan to provide country-specific resources to assist articling students. These will include guides, support, and news/information about articling in those jurisdictions.


Currently, we provide support products and services in the Ontario jurisdiction. However, we will subsequently do the same for Texas and British Columbia. Whether as an articling student or not, below are licensing exams; you must take to get a practicing license in any of these jurisdictions.

Just select your jurisdiction below and see the range of services and products available for your success.

LSO bar exam prep materials

Law Society of Ontario Licensing Examinations

ontario bar exam

Law Society of British Columbia – Qualification Examinations

Texas Bar Exam