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Hello all,

I need some help regarding Articling Positions in BC. I have tried applying in almost 200 different law firms but not even a single interview call yet. I did my Bachelor of Laws from India and recently got my NCA certificate of qualifications. Any tips regarding that would be appreciated. 

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My best advice is to really emphasize any additional languages you are fluent in. There are niche practises that serve immigrant communities where fluency in Punjabi or Farsi or Arabic or whatever is a real asset. 

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Send me a resume and I'll see what I can do. No promises, etc. I'm a BC lawyer. Not really in a hiring capacity.

If you are from India knowing one of the major languages of India is a pretty big asset for hiring. My firm deals with a lot of Chinese clients and it is crazy hard to find a lawyer who speaks either Cantonese or Mandarin.

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On 1/28/2019 at 7:07 PM, AnonLaw said:

Send me a resume and I'll see what I can do. No promises, etc. I'm a BC lawyer. Not really in a hiring capacity.

If you are from India knowing one of the major languages of India is a pretty big asset for hiring. My firm deals with a lot of Chinese clients and it is crazy hard to find a lawyer who speaks either Cantonese or Mandarin.

Hi, i am an LLMCL student studying at UBC Allard Law school, I speak Mandarin and I will get my NCA certificate in the August of 2020.  You said that your law firm was in need of someone who speaks Mandarin or Cantonese. So I just wonder is that hard for a Chinese background lawyer to find an articling in Vancouver? Thanks.

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12 minutes ago, lc2918 said:

Hi, i am an LLMCL student studying at UBC Allard Law school, I speak Mandarin and I will get my NCA certificate in the August of 2020.  You said that your law firm was in need of someone who speaks Mandarin or Cantonese. So I just wonder is that hard for a Chinese background lawyer to find an articling in Vancouver? Thanks.

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