Senior Counsel, Professional Regulation, is a member of the Divisional management team and reports to the Executive Director, Professional Regulation. Senior Counsel provides advice and support to the Executive Director, Professional Regulation on professional regulation operations, policies and strategic directions. This includes:
Senior Counsel works as part of the Divisional management team to ensure that the professional regulation product continues to support the Law Society’s mandate to protect the public and maintain public confidence in the legal profession in Ontario.
*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 Planning
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Performance Goals, Targets and Measures
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.