The Law Society of Upper Canada exists to govern
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Ontario’s legal profession in the public interest.
Strategic Policy Counsel,
Office of General Counsel
Strategic Policy Counsel provides advice and support for the policy-making
function of the Law Society where it tackles issues that require creative, proactive
and strategic approaches. Strategic Policy Counsel has in-depth understanding
of issues and trends in the regulation of legal and other professions and in the
provision of legal services and practice of law. Drawing on this understanding,
Strategic Policy Counsel takes on some of the toughest policy challenges
confronting the Law Society and thinks big and differently to craft creative
You possess an LL.B. or J.D., plus a licence with the Law Society of Upper
Canada, and are entitled to practise law in Ontario. You have a minimum of 15
years’ experience working for a professional governing body, government, legal
organization or in legal practice or similar professional setting, with at least 5
years’ experience providing strategic policy advice. You have a proven ability to
research and analyze complex legal and policy issues and have superior oral and
written communication skills. You are able to assess challenges from multiple and
different perspectives, to think big and differently and to craft creative solutions.
We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salary and benefits.
For further information, or to apply for this position, please visit
the Current Opportunities page of the Law Society’s website at
www.lsuc.on.ca. Please apply in confidence by June 30, 2017. Please
submit a cover letter with your application. If you are unable to apply
via this process due to the requirement for an accommodation of any
kind, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Law Society of Upper Canada is an equal opportunity employer striving
to reflect the population of Ontario. We welcome applications from persons
representing the diversity of our profession and community. We appreciate all
interest and will directly contact candidates under consideration.
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