Staff Lawyer: Policy and Legal Services

July 18, 2007

The Law Society is seeking a lawyer to:

  • provide professional staff support for one or more Law Society committees, including the Equity and Diversity Committee and its various subcommittees;
  • liaise with and assist staff departments with policy development and equity matters;
  • provide research and opinions on legal issues; and
  • assist with strategic planning projects.

Preference will be given to members of the Law Society of BC, or those eligible for membership. The successful applicant will have work experience in several of the following:

  • practice of law
  • legal research
  • public policy development
  • strategic planning
  • development of legislation and/or regulations
  • regulation of professionals or similar regulatory activities
  • government relations

Superior writing skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Experience with Quicklaw, other electronic research products and Microsoft Word is also required. Some experience with equity and diversity issues in a policy development role or in support of community-related activities is preferred.

All interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and references no later than Friday, August 17, 2007 to:

The Human Resources Department
The Law Society of British Columbia
8th Floor - 845 Cambie Street
Vancouver BC V6B 4Z9
Fax: 604 443-5747

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007.
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