LAW SOCIETY COMMITTEE MEMBER VACANCIES
The Law Society of England and Wales is the independent professional body, established for solicitors in 1825, that works globally to support and represent its 166,000 members, promoting the highest professional standards and the rule of law.
The Law Society is run by its Council. Boards of the Council are supported by committees which help make and implement policy on particular areas of law.
The Law Society is looking for exceptional solicitors to become committee members. If you would like to apply for any of the vacancies below, we'd love to hear from you!
The following committees currently have vacancies:
You will join a talented team to oversee important decisions about the Law Society's policy on matters of legal policy that directly affect our members and the public. You will help to guide a committed workforce of over 300 people who love their jobs and the difference they are making to supporting solicitors.
We need your skills, experience, connections, enthusiasm and knowledge of your particular area of law. In exchange, you will gain real policy making experience and receive training and personal development opportunities, while knowing your input has made a real difference to solicitors in England and Wales. Travel and subsistence expenses and an annual incidental expenses allowance of £626.00 are paid.
*These interview dates may be subject to change.
The closing date for return of applications for these vacancies is 17:00 on Thursday 19th March 2015. Interviews will take place between 20 and 30 April 2015.
For further information and to download an application pack, please visit the Law Society website at http://governance.lawsociety.org.uk/vacancies.law. This has more details on the work of the committees and what we are looking for from applicants.
We wish to encourage applications from all parts of the community irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation or disability. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and minority ethnic practitioners, who are under-represented on committees. Appointments will be made on merit, following an open and transparent selection process.
Our vision is to make the Legal Sector a better place to work for all.
If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please note that you have not been successful on this occasion.