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Quebec CPD Requirements and Courses

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Quebec Newly-Admitted CPD Rules

New admittees to the Barreau du Québec are required to complete a pro rata number (by month) of hours, of the 30hrs total, from the date of their registration. 3hrs of their total must fulfill the specialty credit requirement of ethics, professional responsibility or professional practice. If the new admittee's pro rate number of hours is less than 3, all must fulfill the specialty credit requirementethics, professional responsibility or professional practice.

Quebec General CPD Rules

  • Credit hours required: 30 hours per reporting period 
  • Specialty credits required: 3 hours per reporting period in ethics, professional responsibility and professional practice.
  • Length of reporting period: 2 years
  • Compliance date: March 31
  • Compliance group: All attorneys
  • Reporting date: April 30
  • Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes, rounded down to the nearest quarter hour.
  • Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: No limit. Attorneys can earn all CPD hours via recorded programs.
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CPD requirements each reporting period through the online portal of the Barreau du Québec. Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Barreau du Québec.

Provincial Contact Information

Maison du Barreau, 445, boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Québec H2Y 3T8, Canada | (514) 954-3460, ext 3139 / (800) 361-8495, ext 3139

A Note About MCLE Credit

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