Finding Skilled Talent is Toughest in these Areas

of law firms and legal departments say it’s challenging to find skilled professionals

Law firms:

  • Data entry and word processing
  • Document review and management
  • Legal research and analysis

Legal departments:

  • Data entry and extraction
  • Law clerk and legal assistant support
  • Legal research and analysis

Legal areas offering the most job opportunities in the next six months:

  • General business or corporate law
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation

of law firms and legal departments are concerned about valued employees on their team leaving for new opportunities

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Data Sources:

*Robert Half calculations are based on job postings provided by TalentNeuron™, a comprehensive source of global labour market analytics by Gartner.

Labour Force Survey — August 2022, Statistics Canada; September 9, 2022.

Labour Unemployment Numbers —August 2022, Statistics Canada; September 9, 2022

Online surveys developed by Robert Half and conducted by independent research firms in 2022. Respondents include executives, senior managers and employees from small (20-249 employees), medium (250-499 employees) and large (500+ employees) private, publicly listed and public sector organizations across Canada.