Referral Protocols

The Office of the University Counsel (“OUC”) has developed referral protocols with certain client groups. These protocols provide the client group with as single point of contact in the OUC and ensures that communications are channeled through a manageable number of senior individuals within the client group. This facilitates the development of higher levels of knowledge and understanding as between the OUC and the client group, improving efficiency and service levels. An added benefit of these protocols is that they promote operational consistency within the client group and enables the OUC to take a consistent approach when provide legal services and advice to the client group.

The following protocols are currently in place:

Procurement Services  – May 25, 2021
Student Housing and Community Services – May 5, 2021
Campus and Community Planning – updated February 13, 2019
Development and Alumni Engagement – updated July 17, 2013
Faculty of Medicine – updated September 23, 2020
Information Technology – updated September 25, 2020
Risk Management Services – updated March 1, 2019
UBC Finance (excluding Supply Management) – updated November 14, 2014