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Examination Software with Sample Questions (Sample Examination)

Below is a link to the examination software with sample questions for the prior licensing year.

For the 2021-22 licensing year, the Law Society will be posting new links in the coming weeks. Candidates who have not completed their licensing examinations will receive a message in their online accounts when links applicable to the 2021-22 licensing year are available.

Use the sample examination to become familiar with how the online examination software works including navigation within the examination and features of the software such as top menu tabs, highlight/strikeout, question review, question navigation, bookmarking, note-taking and the calculator.

2020-21 Sample Examination

Correct answers to the items that appear in the software are set out below:


  1. The voting shareholders.
  2. Gertrude’s personal care wishes.
  3. Complete her obligations.
  4. No, because there is a conflict of interest.
  5. Where the seller’s real property is located.
  6. Mrs. Edwards only.
  7. Advise Mrs. Edwards that Florida counsel needs to be retained to deal with all U.S.-related issues.
  8. Review the account with Mrs. Edwards.


  1. Report the incident to the Law Society of Ontario.
  2. When the potential client first contacts the lawyer.
  3. Review the disclosure material with the client.
  4. Waive Tracy’s right to a preliminary inquiry and set the trial date.
  5. Provide a risk assessment and explore the client’s settlement expectations.
  6. Explore various forms of alternative dispute resolution with David.
  7. Provide David with estimates on the various courses of action.
  8. Obtain David’s instructions as to how he wants to have the letter delivered to him.


  1. Ascertain Max’s objectives.
  2. Advise Dave that she cannot deny reasonable requests if his rights are not prejudiced.
  3. When a prospective client provides confidential information to the paralegal.
  4. She may have to withdraw.
  5. A workers’ compensation matter.
  6. When a new party becomes involved in the matter.
  7. Only as much information as is necessary to collect his fees.
  8. Copy the client on all correspondence when received and sent.
  9. Education.
  10. Construction supervisor.
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