Professional Regulation Officer

Our Chief Legal Office (CLO) is seeking a Professional Regulation Officer. Reporting to the CLO, this position works closely with others within the Professional Regulation department and the Law Society as a whole, on special projects and initiatives.

The duties of this position include:

  • support on departmental, Law Society and national projects and initiatives;
  • preparation of memos;
  • legal research;
  • gathering information and data from various sources including other regulatory bodies;
  • performing statistical analysis;
  • preparation of presentations;
  • responding to inquiries from the public, legal profession and other law societies;
  • assisting with responses to media inquiries;
  • preparation of discipline advisories to the profession;
  • back up to the Executive Assistant to the CLO;
  • such other duties as the CLO may require.

The Professional Regulation Officer operates under the general oversight of the CLO and exercises considerable autonomy and judgment in carrying out the day to day responsibilities of the position.


  • paralegal diploma or degree, undergraduate or law degree with relevant experience in a policy and/or regulatory environment;
  • proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and document/knowledge management systems;
  • advanced legal research, writing and analytical skills;
  • demonstrated ability to handle and effectively prioritize a volume of work;
  • project management and policy development experience are strong assets;
  • excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to The closing date for this competition is December 9, 2014. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information, contact Human Resources.

Working at the Law Society

Law Society staff, volunteers and Benchers (our board of governors) are committed to one common goal: protecting the public interest in the administration of justice by setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct for lawyers.

We are an organization that values diversity, equity and a shared sense of purpose. Our annual employee survey consistently reveals that the Law Society ranks much higher than other organizations in employee engagement, making us a very desirable place to work.

We seek high-performing individuals who enjoy challenging, and interesting work, a supportive team environment and a healthy work/life balance.