Legal Access Insurance for Businesses

Precious support when faced with legal issues, at an affordable price!

Our lawyers are experienced members of the Barreau du Québec. For over 25 years, they have made it their priority to support our personal insurance clients. We are now pleased to offer a comprehensive coverage to our commercial insurance clients!

Great coverage for just pennies a day

Offered as a complement to your company’s property and civil liability insurance, Legal Access Insurance allows you to defend your rights or have access to the services of the proper professional (lawyer or notary) when necessary. It provides many benefits:

  • Consult the lawyer or notary of your choice
  • Benefit from the experience of a team of lawyers who are members of the Barreau du Québec
  • We work with all types of courts or dispute resolution methods (Law courts, Administrative tribunals, Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration)
  • Premiums are not increased in the event of claims or legal consultations
  • Confidentiality is guaranteed
  • Affordable premiums
  • etc.

What does Legal Access Insurance for Businesses cover?

Legal consultation service by telephone

in all fields of law, including:

  • Reviewing documents
  • Supplying document templates (e.g. formal notices)
  • Supplying information sheets

Included, no limits

Reimbursement of fees charged by lawyers, notaries and independent experts

for legal issues related to the business activities of your company or managing a condominium.

Max. $5,000 per covered dispute and 3 disputes per insurance period

Financial support for preparing a case scheduled for Small Claims court

Financial support to help you prepare a claim filed with the Small Claims Division of the Court of Québec for a disputed amount of $3,000 or more

Max. reimbursement $500 per dispute for lawyer or notary professional fees

Find out how Legal Access Insurance can benefit you!

Examples of covered disputes:

Labour relations

Dismissal challenges, breach of an employment contract or clause, dispute over remuneration, severance package negotiations, etc.

Workplace health and safety

Disputes over workplace accidents, CNESST complaints, discrimination complaints, etc.

Real estate

Disputes over commercial leases (tenant or landlord), latent defects in purchased or sold buildings, breach of purchase offer, faulty work or construction defects, neighbour problems, etc.

Consumer issues, commercial contracts and transactions

Breach of contract, manufacturing defects, misrepresentation, problems with a subcontractor or supplier, dispute when enforcing a security, problems with a franchise contract, etc.

Condominium syndicate

Breach of declaration of co-ownership or regulations, neighbour problems, dispute with real estate developer, builder or contractor (e.g. faulty work, legal hypothec), dispute with a co-owner, etc.