Legal Counsel Contract Full-Time (January 2022 – January 2023) General Counsel’s Office File #21-96
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is the statutory body responsible for regulating Ontario’s capital markets in accordance with the mandate established in the provincial Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act. The mandate of the OSC is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices, to foster fair, efficient and competitive capital markets and confidence in the capital markets, to foster capital formation, and to contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk. This mandate is performed through policy, operational, adjudication and enforcement work. The OSC also contributes to national and global securities regulation development.
What We Do
The General Counsel’s Office (GCO) provides expert, client-centred, legal, strategic and risk management advice to the Commission based on sound legal and reputational risk analysis. GCO provides legal advice in a wide range of areas including statutory interpretation, administrative law, securities regulation, civil and transactional litigation, corporate/commercial law, information technology/intellectual property law, procurement law and privacy law. GCO also has a particular focus on legislative reform.
The General Counsel’s Office is currently seeking a Legal Counsel to join their team from January 2022 to January 2023. In addition to providing practical and client-focused in-house legal advice on day-to-day matters, the Legal Counsel will be:
Qualifications for Success:
Grow your career and make a difference working at the OSC.
Apply online by December 17, 2021.
**Internal applicants: please apply using the Taleo profile created with your OSC email address**
We thank all applicants for their interest in the Ontario Securities Commission. We will contact those selected for an interview.
The OSC is committed to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace. It is our priority to ensure employment opportunities are visible and barrier-free to all under-represented groups including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQ2S community, to achieve an employee demographic profile reflective of the demographic profile of Ontarians.
The OSC is a proud partner with the following organizations: BlackNorth Initiative, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, and Pride at Work Canada
If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting our confidential inbox HRRecruitment@osc.gov.on.ca. Visit Accessibility at the OSC to review the OSC’s policies on accessibility and accommodation in the workplace.