Bachelor's Degree / Post-Graduate Degree
Member of Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
Maritime law is an interesting and complex area of the legal system. Maritime lawyers are responsible for working on cases ranging from port and customs disputes, to boating injuries, even tackling piracy and pollution cases. One of the most interesting aspects of maritime law is that the legal systems and rules change based on the location the incident took place. That means maritime lawyers need to be familiar with provincial, national, and international laws governing the oceans.
A Maritime Lawyer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.
Membership fees for practicing members are $2480/year.