Welcome to the Office of University Counsel at the University of Toronto.
We are the University’s legal team. As a central resource for the University’s three campuses, we are responsible for the provision of legal services necessary to support the University’s activities.
Following the appointment of the inaugural University Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, the Office of University Counsel (“OUC”) was established to align legal services across the University within a single office. OUC’s mandate is to ensure that legal services are accessible, timely, and coordinated to meet the complex legal needs of the University.
People Services Labour & Employment Team was recognized with an Award of Distinction for Distinguished Contribution HR Team of the Year by the Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture.
Disputes Partner Wendy Whelan of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP interviews University Counsel Kristin Taylor on the finer points of in-house leadership.
Legal counsel Andrew Ebejer was recognized with an Arbor Award for ongoing contributions as a mentor in New College.
University Planning, Design & Construction’s legal counsel Christine Kellowan was recognized with an Impact Award at a ceremony in August.
Kristin Taylor establishes inaugural ‘Office of University Counsel’ at the University of Toronto
Chief Legal Officer announces creation of new legal unit within Office of the President.