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Applying to the Law Society

If you are interested in a posted position, meet the stated requirements and are legally entitled to work in Canada, please apply via our automated application process accessed through the Current Opportunities link. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in career opportunities at the Law Society however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.  

The Law Society has an obligation under Ontario law to take all necessary precautions to protect its workers. Keeping our employees safe is our top priority and consistent with our corporate values. In response, the Law Society has implemented a mandatory Vaccine Policy for all employees. Proof of being fully vaccinated, in accordance with Ontario Health protocols, is required as a condition of employment.

The Law Society of Ontario values and respects diversity.  We are committed to creating an accessible, barrier-free and inclusive workplace in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please make any requirement you may have for accommodation during the recruitment process known when contacted.  If you are unable to apply to this position due to the requirement for an accommodation of any kind, please email us at recruitment@lso.ca or call 416 947-3475.

To review privacy information relating to our Applicant Tracking System, iCIMS, please see https://www.icims.com/legal/privacy-notice-website/.

Distributed Workforce Model

The Law Society has introduced a Distributed Workforce Model to enable the organization to thrive and achieve its strategic objectives while recognizing we work in a dynamic environment where the way work is accomplished has and will continue to evolve quickly. It is rooted in our goal of being agile and leverages flexibility to maximize employee productivity and engagement, enabling us to fulfil our mandate. The Law Society’s workforce model contains 3 work arrangements, determined by role and departmental requirements:

  • primarily remote, with a requirement to attend the office on an occasional basis
  • primarily on-site, with the ability to work from home on an occasional basis
  • a combination of the two, known as Hybrid, where the employee will regularly flex their work location between home and office


The specific application of this will be communicated to applicants during the recruitment process.

Getting ready for your interview 

We are eager to get to know you and help you get to know us through our interview process.

Interviewing helps us to learn more about you, and it helps you to learn about the Law Society, and the role for which you are being considered.  We have a rigorous recruitment process at the Law Society.  This helps us to ensure we are hiring for success.

Our interviewers answer your questions and help you assess if the Law Society is the right place for you. We’d like you to feel comfortable, be yourself, take your time, and don’t forget to interview us too.

Our interview process

1. Phone interview

A Recruiter will schedule a time to chat with you over the phone. 

You will be asked a few questions about your experience and interest in the opportunity, and in working at the Law Society. 

The Recruiter will also provide you with more insight into the position, and will try to answer any questions you may have.

2. In-person interviews

One or a series of in-person interviews that would include the Hiring Manager, Recruiter, and potentially other people you would interact with on the job.

During this interview we will ask you about your experiences, accomplishments, and challenges. Come prepared to share your relevant experiences.

3. Assessments

You may be asked to complete assessments that help us to form a better understanding of your abilities and work style.

We believe the best way to match you with the role is to provide you with scenarios and tasks relevant to the job for which you are being interviewed. This helps us understand how your past experience and your skills and abilities are aligned with the requirements of the role.

What we look for

Service Orientation  High standard of commitment, ethics, respect, and client-centered service delivery.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills Structures and delivers effective verbal and written communications in a non-threatening and constructive way.
Team Orientation Shares responsibility for the achievement of team goals and contribute to a team environment.
Continuous Improvement Demonstrates an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence.
Problem Solving and Judgement Identifies and analyzes problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge Applies knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provides advice in the best interests of the organization as a whole.
People Leadership Behaves with integrity, credibility and honesty when dealing with others. 


 
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