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The Law Society of Ontario exists to govern Ontario’s
legal profession in the public interest.
Strategic Policy 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 policy challenges
confronting the Law Society.
You possess an LL.B. or J.D., plus a licence with the Law Society of Ontario,
and are entitled to practise law in Ontario. You have a minimum of 10 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
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 March 28, 2018. 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 email@example.com.
The Law Society of Ontario 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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