The Counsel, Office of the Equity Advisor is responsible for supporting the Equity Advisor in activities related to the mandate of the Law Society that fall within the Equity Initiatives Department. This includes committee, project-related and other work for which the Equity Advisor is responsible relating to equity and diversity issues in the legal professions, including Indigenous and French language issues and facilitating a coherent approach to equity, diversity and inclusion issues throughout the organization. Duties include working on a variety of projects and policy initiatives as assigned, including special projects arising from consideration of enhancements to equity, diversity, inclusion and access to justice and conducting legal and other research.
*By submitting your application for employment, you agree to a clearance check of your regulatory history with the Law Society, and to the use of this information in assessing suitability for employment at the Law Society.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Special Projects and Initiatives
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect, care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.