Lawyers and Quebec notaries

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4112

Lawyers and Quebec notaries advise clients on legal matters, represent clients before administration boards and draw up legal documents such as contracts and wills. Lawyers also plead cases, represent clients before tribunals and conduct prosecutions in courts of law. Lawyers are employed in law firms and prosecutor's offices. Quebec notaries are employed in notary offices. Both lawyers and Quebec notaries are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments and various business establishments or they may be self-employed. Articling students are included in this unit group.

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Job Duties for Lawyers and Quebec notaries

  • Advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law
  • Research legal precedents and gather evidence
  • Plead clients' cases before courts of law, tribunals and boards (lawyers only)
  • Draw up legal documents such as real estate transactions, wills, divorces and contracts, and prepare statements of legal opinions
  • Negotiate settlements of civil disputes (lawyers only)
  • Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law
  • May act as mediator, conciliator or arbitrator
  • May act as executor, trustee or guardian in estate and family law matters.
Lawyers and Quebec notaries may specialize in specific areas of the law such as criminal law (lawyers only), corporate law, contract law, taxation law, administrative law, international law, commercial law, real estate law, family and estate law, intellectual property law and labour law.

Working Conditions for Lawyers and Quebec notaries

Work is performed in law offices and courthouses.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrative Lawyer
  • Advisory Counsel
  • Articling Law Student
  • Assistant Corporate Counsel
  • Assistant Crown Attorney
  • Assistant General Solicitor
  • Assistant Legal Advisor
  • Assistant Regional Counsel
  • Associate Counsel
  • Associate Lawyer
  • Associate Legal Advisor
  • Associate Legal Counsel
  • Attorney
  • Attorney-at-law
  • Attorney's Assistant Chief Agent
  • Barrister
  • Barrister And Solicitor
  • City Attorney
  • City Solicitor
  • Civil Lawyer
  • Claim Attorney
  • Commercial Law Notary
  • Commercial Lawyer
  • Contract Counsel
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Corporate Notary (Quebec)
  • Corporation Lawyer
  • Counsel
  • Counsellor-at-law
  • Counsellor-lawyer
  • County Attorney
  • Criminal Lawyer
  • Crown Attorney
  • Crown Corporation Counsel
  • Crown Counsel
  • Crown Prosecutor
  • Defence Counsel
  • Departmental Solicitor
  • Deputy City Solicitor
  • Family And Estates Lawyer
  • General Counsel
  • General Solicitor
  • Immigration Lawyer
  • Industrial Lawyer
  • In-house Legal Counsel
  • Insurance Lawyer
  • Intellectual-property Lawyer
  • Judicial Assistant - Supreme Court
  • Labour Lawyer
  • Law And Corporate Affairs Adviser
  • Law Partner
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Advisor
  • Legal Advocate
  • Legal Aid Lawyer
  • Legal Counsel
  • Legal Officer
  • Legislative Adviser
  • Legislative Counsel
  • Litigator
  • Municipal Solicitor
  • Notary (Quebec)
  • Patent Counsel
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Patent Solicitor
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Prosecutor
  • Quebec Notary
  • Queen's Counsel
  • Real Estate Lawyer
  • Regional Attorney
  • Regional Crown Prosecutor
  • Review Lawyer
  • Solicitor
  • Special Prosecutor
  • Staff Counsel
  • Staff Lawyer
  • Staff Solicitor
  • Student-at-law
  • Tariff Counsel
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Lawyer
  • Title Lawyer
  • Trademark Lawyer
  • 2023 Summer Law Student
  • Lawyer
  • Lead Prosecutor
  • Solicitor
  • Corporate M&A Associate
  • Head Of Legal And Ethics & Compliance Manager Nutreco North America
  • Corporate Law Associate
  • Junior O.l.s / Articling Student
  • Associate - Corporate Law (2-5 Years Experience)
  • Family Law Associate
  • Legal Aid Worker (12 Months)

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