Skills Insurance Lawyer near Toronto (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an insurance lawyer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 4112).

Expertise

People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law
  • Plead clients' cases before courts of law, tribunals and boards (lawyers only)
  • Draw up legal documents and prepare statements of legal opinion
  • Draft legislation
  • Negotiate settlements of civil disputes (lawyers only)
  • Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law
  • Represent interests of corporation/employer in all business related to legal matters
  • Act as executor, trustee or guardian in estate and family law matters
  • Offer mediation, conciliation and arbitration services
  • Teach law courses
  • Conduct law workshops
  • Research legal precedents and gather evidence
  • Provide public education seminars/sessions
  • Write and edit for legal publications

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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