Located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the Real Estate Council of BC has a mandate to protect the public by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. The Council offers a uniquely respectful and engaged workplace.
The Real Estate Council is recruiting for a Director of Legal Services
DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES
Reporting directly to the Executive Officer, the Director of Legal Services will be responsible for the organization, planning and management of the Legal Services department, and for the coordination of legal services provided to Council by external legal counsel. The Director of Legal Services will also be responsible for providing the duties of a barrister and solicitor to the Council, in the normal course of the practice of law in the Province of British Columbia and will provide legal advice and representation to the Executive Officer and Council in legal matters as required.
The position requires a candidate with current membership in the Law Society of BC, who has experience managing a legal department or group of lawyers and support staff. A good understanding of provincial and federal legislative processes, excellent legal research and problem solving skills, and prior experience in a regulatory environment are assets for this position. This position is based at the Council office in downtown Vancouver.
If you possess the fundamental skills, experience and education required to be successful in this role we invite you to review the full position description.