Job requirements Insurance Lawyer near Toronto (ON)

Find out what you typically need to work as an insurance lawyer near Toronto (ON). These requirements are applicable to all Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 4112).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

Lawyers
  • Two to three years of undergraduate studies or, in Quebec, completion of a college program and A bachelor's degree from a recognized law school and Successful completion of the bar examination and completion of a period of articling are required.
  • Licensing by the provincial or territorial law society is required.
Notaries (Quebec)
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized law school and a Diploma of Notarial Law (D.D.N.) or A master's degree of law with specialization in notarial law and A 32-week vocational training program are required.
  • Registration with the Corporation of Notaries is required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.

  • If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
  • If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

List of Associations

Associations are organizations that may provide news to its members about networking events, professional development and other common issues for people working in the same industry.

List of Associations
Associations Contact information
Regional level
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)

2 Carlton Street, Suite 701, Toronto ON, M5B1J3

Phone number 416 - 5982656

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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