Malcolm Mercer

BASc (Waterloo), LLB (Toronto), Bar of Ontario

Malcolm Mercer is the Chair of the Ontario Law Society Tribunal which adjudicates lawyer and paralegal conduct, capacity and licensing disputes. He speaks and writes regularly on legal ethics. He is an adjunct professor of Osgoode Hall Law School, teaching legal ethics, and a member of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics. Malcolm was previously the administrator of the Thunder Bay Police Services Board. Malcolm was previously an elected bencher from and Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario, which regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario. Malcolm has been a member of the Ontario Judicial Council, Chair of the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, Ethics and Regulatory Team Lead for the CBA Futures Project, General Counsel to and litigation partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP and member of the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board.