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Vancouver 2022 2L Summer Recruitment Numbers

BC’s three law schools dominate the Vancouver recruit

The Vancouver 2L recruit concluded on October 28, with offers being made at 8:00 am PDT. Ultra Vires reached out to 39 Vancouver employers for their summer 2022 hiring results. At the time of publication, 25 employers responded.

Vancouver Skyline. Credit: Shae Rothery.

The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia took the top spot, with 55 successful candidates. The University of Victoria and Thompson Rivers University rounded out the top three, with 29 and 22 successful candidates, respectively. 

East of the Rockies, Dalhousie and UOttawa tied for the most successful candidates, with ten each. 

As in previous years, out of all Vancouver employers, Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP hired the most 2L students, with 20 hires. This year saw an increase in the number of employers participating in the recruit, up from 18 participating employers in the 2021 cycle. 

Editor’s Note: We will update our online spreadsheet to reflect any further information provided from employers after the time of publication.

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