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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

January 31, 2018
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended December 31, 2017.

February 6, 2018
Lump sum payment of 2018 premium by cheque or pre-authorized bank account withdrawal received on or before this date are eligible for a $50 (per lawyer) early payment discount on the 2018 policy premium (see the 2018 Program Guide for details).


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