Office of the General Counsel and Secretariat
Welcome to the website for the Office of the General Counsel and Secretariat. We hope this website will help you become more familiar with our office and be a helpful resource on legal topics of interest to the TRU community. Information provided on this website is general in nature and not intended as legal advice. We welcome your feedback about this website and ways in which we can better serve the University.
The Office of the General Counsel and Secretariat represents the legal interests of Thompson Rivers University and its officers and employees while acting on TRU's behalf.
Our office provides legal advice and services including governance, contract reviews, legal risk management, representation in litigation and administrative proceedings, legal and regulatory compliance. Where appropriate, our office will retain and oversee external counsel to provide additional expertise and representation.
As counsel for TRU, our office cannot provide legal services against the interests of the University or provide personal legal advice to individual members of the TRU community.
We invite and encourage you to contact us for assistance on legal matters involving the University.
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