Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

5411 - Legal Services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing legal and paralegal services. Examples of establishments in this industry group are offices of lawyers, offices of notaries and offices of paralegals.

54111 - Offices of Lawyers

This industry comprises offices of legal practitioners, known as lawyers, barristers and solicitors, primarily engaged in the practice of law. Establishments in this industry may provide expertise in a range of, or specific area of law, such as criminal law, corporate law, real estate law, family and estate law, and intellectual property law.

  • Exclusion(s):

    • offices of notaries (See 54112 Offices of Notaries)
    • offices of legal and paralegal practitioners, except offices of lawyers and notaries (See 54119 Other Legal Services)

54112 - Offices of Notaries

This industry comprises establishments, except offices of lawyers, primarily engaged in drafting and approving legal documents, such as real estate transactions, wills and contracts, and in receiving, indexing and storing such documents.

  • Exclusion(s):

    • offices of legal and paralegal practitioners, except offices of lawyers and notaries (See 54119 Other Legal Services)
    • offices of notaries public engaged in activities, such as administering oaths and taking affidavits and depositions, and witnessing and certifying signatures on documents, but not empowered to draw up and approve legal documents and contracts (See 54119 Other Legal Services)

54119 - Other Legal Services

This industry comprises establishments of legal practitioners, not classified to any other industry, primarily engaged in providing legal and paralegal services.

  • Exclusion(s):

    • offices of lawyers (See 54111 Offices of Lawyers)
    • offices of notaries (See 54112 Offices of Notaries)
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