Rebecca Durcan

Rebecca Durcan

Rebecca Durcan (she/her) is the Co-Managing Partner at Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc. Rebecca is an elected Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario. She attended Queen’s University to study history and obtained her law degree from the University of Windsor in 2000. In 2006, Rebecca completed her Masters in Health Law from Osgoode Hall. In 2016 Rebecca obtained her Certificate in Risk Management from the University of Toronto.

Rebecca acts as general counsel, prosecution counsel and independent legal counsel to several Ontario regulators. Her various roles, in addition to being an adjudicator at the Law Society Tribunal, allows Rebecca to bring an informed and nuanced perspective to regulatory issues.

In 2016, Rebecca co-authored the Annotated Statutory Powers Procedure Act with her partner Julie Maciura. In 2019, Rebecca also co-authored the text Prosecuting and Defending Professional Regulation Cases. Rebecca regularly speaks about regulatory issues at the Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR), Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR), Ontario Bar Association, Advocates Society, and Continuing Legal Education of British Columbia. Rebecca is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

When not working, Rebecca enjoys running, cooking and spending time with her sons,  Harry, Jude and Teddy.


  • Women’s Law Association of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates’ Society

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Recent Articles

& Presentations

  • “Self-Governing Professions 2021” (conference)
    The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, June 2021
  • “Investigators’ Guide to Testifying in Non-Criminal Legal Proceedings” (workshop)
    Osgoode Professional Development Centre, April 2021 (with Bernie LeBlanc)
  • “Prosecuting and Defending Professional Discipline Cases 2021”
    Osgoode Professional Development Centre, April 2021 
  • “And So it Begins”
    SML Online Learning Series, January 2020
  • “Prosecuting and Defending Professional Regulation Cases”
    Emond Publishing, November 2019 (with Robin McKechney)
  • “Hot Trends in Professional Regulation: What You Need to Know and Why”
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019
  • “What Makes a Good Regulator?” (Pre-Conference Event)
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019
  • “Governance Concepts & Trends”
    SML Online Learning Series, May 2019
  • “Assessing Credibility & Writing Reasons: A Workshop for Tribunal Members”
    Presented by SML at The Advocate’s Society, February 2019