THE EDLS Professional Development Programme


The Eugene Dupuch Law School Professional Development Programme (EDLS PDP) consists of targeted courses in continuing education that propel you toward your goals in an ever-changing professional landscape.

Course completion presents you with the opportunity to:

  • Increase your professional competence
  • Gain professional advantage
  • Develop an expansive professional network
  • Embark on a new career path



Strategic Success

Our step-by-step instructions prepare you for leadership as you engage in life-defining activities.


Regionally Accredited

The Council of Legal Education Eugene Dupuch Law School is a regionally recognised institution.


Highest Level of Professorial Expertise

Your instructors are active partners in your development with expertise in law, business and related professions.


Flexible Class Models

Online, face-to-face and hybrid class modalities meet the diverse needs of students.


Increased Employability

Professional development ensures you remain relevant and attractive to prospective employers.


A Commitment to Unwavering Excellence

We will be there for you every step of the way to prepare you for a competitive and rapidly expanding professional marketplace.


Student-Centered Programme

We maintain positive student experiences by valuing our students’ feedback. As a valuable asset, you contribute to the advancement of your chosen profession.

The EDLS PDP encourages intellectual inquiry and engagement.

Dialogue, student interaction, and peer-to-peer connections are important to the PDP community. You can be confident that your learning environment offers:

  • Mentoring from industry experts
  • Enriching academic sessions
  • Comprehensive student support
  • Strong sense of community
  • Cutting-edge academic facilities

Post-Programme Guarantee

Our professional development courses are robust and offer lifetime value. PDP offers an educational investment designed to yield excellent returns.

All PDP participants will have:

  • Greater access to networking possibilities
  • Reimagined educational experience
  • Practical application
  • Heightened career trajectory


What are your next steps?

  • Confirm your course and review requirements
  • Assess course eligibility
  • Register for your course
  • Submit supporting documents
  • Pay course fees

Certificate in Paralegal Studies


This course, which is designed for individuals currently employed as legal assistants or those aspiring to enter the field, presents fundamental concepts of law and general legal practice with emphasis on the role of a Paralegal.

The course will provide participants with a broad overview of the law, the legal profession and general legal practice in The Bahamas. By the end of this course participants will be equipped with foundational legal knowledge and practical skills essential for providing effective support to legal practitioners.

Certificate in Corporate Directorship


This course will equip executives and professionals, who currently serve, or wish to serve on Corporate or Statutory Boards, with the knowledge required to excel as directors of a company.

The course will provide participants with an understanding of board management and strategy, including an overview of financial reporting and internal controls. By the end of this course participants will have the ability to harness critical management and strategic skills to provide effective leadership and decision-making skills to the corporate management of a company.

Justice of the Peace Course


Please Note: The Justice of the Peace Certificate Course will only be delivered face to face.

This course provides current Justices of the Peace, and those seeking to become Justices of the Peace, with knowledge of various aspects of the law necessary to effectively execute their duties. Course participants will also be taught how to draft various legal documents, and gain an increased understanding of the functions and responsibilities of a Notary Public.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to competently address various issues that Justices of the Peace confront and to design a variety of simple legal documents.