The Law Society

Queen’s Counsel Appointments Selection Panel Solicitor Member

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
07 Jan 2019
Practice area
Other
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Queen’s Counsel Appointments
Selection Panel Solicitor Member

The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. We are run for and by our members. Our role is to be the voice of solicitors, to drive excellence in the profession and to safeguard the rule of law.

The appointment of QCs is overseen by a selection panel comprising senior figures in professional and public life. There is a vacancy on the panel for a Solicitor Member to be appointed by The Law Society. All members of the profession are welcome to apply.

Applicants should have:
•     Experience in instructing QCs and/or solicitor advocates
•     Well-developed interviewing skills and experience of conducting
    selection processes for senior positions, based on judging
    evidence against competency frameworks
•     Demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity
•     Ability to manage their own workload, and to meet targets and
    deadlines
•     Ability to work constructively as part of a team in reaching
     decisions by consensus; to accept collective responsibility for
     decisions and maintain confidentiality.

Panel members’ remuneration is likely to be around £744 per day. Reading time for meetings, time taken to write conclusions and travel time are included in this rate and not remunerated separately. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

For further information about the role of a panel member, please contact the QC Appointments, Chief Executive Russell Wallman on enquiries@qcappointments.org or on 0207 831 0020.

The deadline for applications is 1700 hours on 7 January 2019. Applications should be sent to appointments@lawsociety.org.uk (not to QC Appointments). Late applications will not be accepted.

For further information please visit the QC Appointments website at qcappointments.org/competitions/current-competition/. For an application form please visit:  https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/about-us/our-council/boards-and-committees/appointments-to-committees/external-appointments/

Interviews are planned to take place between Monday 14 and Friday 25 January 2019.


The Law Society encourages applications from all eligible solicitors, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation.

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