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Restricted area of practice option (criminal and/or immigration LAWYERS)


Available only to LAWYERS who restrict their practice to CRIMINAL LAW and/or IMMIGRATION LAW throughout the POLICY PERIOD. All LAWYERS (and PARALEGAL PARTNER[S] OR SHAREHOLDER[S], if applicable) in a LAW FIRM that is a LAW PARTNERSHIP (including general, MDP, CLF and LLP partnerships) or a LAW CORPORATION must select this option collectively as a group.

Coverage limits and conditions

Coverage of $1 million per CLAIM/$2 million in the AGGREGATE, applicable to CLAIM expenses, indemnity payments and/or costs of repairs together.

CLAIMS arising out of services provided during the POLICY PERIOD are covered only if PROFESSIONAL SERVICES were in the area of criminal and/or immigration law.

Claims arising out of PROFESSIONAL SERVICES provided prior to the POLICY PERIOD are covered regardless of area of law (unless this option was also elected in that past year).


Eligible for a discount equal to 50% of the base premium.*

*Note: The maximum premium discount for Restricted Area of Practice, Part-Time Practice options and the New Lawyer discount combined cannot exceed 50 per cent of the base premium.
To apply

Complete the Restricted Area of Practice Declaration on the Insurance Application form.

Key DatesMore

October 31, 2017
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended September 30, 2017.

November 7, 2017
E-filing deadline: Renewal applications filed online on or before November 7 qualify for a $25 per lawyer e-filing discount applied to the 2018 insurance premium.

November 14, 2017
Renewal Application filing deadline: 2018 LAWPRO renewal applications filed after this date will be subject to a surcharge equal to 30 per cent of the base premium.


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