Shared Articling Program

Since 2006, the ELC has partnered with over 20 law firms to offer shared articles in Victoria (including Woodward & Company; Devlin, Gailus, Watson; and JFK Law Corporation), Vancouver (including Ratcliff and Company; Camp Fiorante Matthews; Underhill Boise Parker, Gage & Latimer; Heenan Blaikie; and West Coast Environmental Law Association), and even Whitehorse, Yukon.

Students in the ELC Shared Articling Program spend half their articling term at the ELC and half at another firm. To learn more about the benefits of shared articles for both students and law firms, please see our ELC Shared Articles Program flyer.


The ELC is accepting applications to our Shared Articling Program for 2024-25. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2023. Position terms are Aug to Dec 2024 and Jan to May 2025.

As an Articled Student with the ELC, you will receive a competitive salary and have the opportunity to work with a dedicated and experienced team of lawyers and staff both at the ELC and in private practice.

We are accepting electronic submissions sent as one PDF file no larger than 5MB. Please send your cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references to the attention of:

Holly Pattison, Director of Operations and Communications
c/o Gracie Chiu (

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2023

NOTE: Online interviews for this position will commence June 19.